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2022 Jul 29

Medicine (Baltimore)



Unusual presentations of thoracic disc herniation treated by thoracic epidural block: Case reports.


Ki M J, Woo C J, Oh Y J, Nam S H, Doo RA
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Jul 29; 101(30):e29618.
PMID: 35905226.


Herniation of the thoracic intervertebral disc (HTD) is a rare disease that accounts for <1% of all disc herniations. Physicians may make diagnostic errors due to the variable clinical features and limited experience of HTD. In this report, we present 2 unusual cases of HTD.