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What is the difference between diffuse annular bulge, bulging disc, and central disc profusion?

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Dr. James Macon
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Bulge = >50% circumference = diffuse annular bulge Protrusion = < 50% circumference with AA Herniation includes both protrusion and extrusion

In brief: Different Contours

Bulge = >50% circumference = diffuse annular bulge Protrusion = < 50% circumference with AA Herniation includes both protrusion and extrusion
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