Disc Herniation Answers

1. A disc protrusion is smaller or larger by definition than a disc bulge?
A:  Smaller

2. A disc herniation involves what percentage of the circumference of the disc?
A: 25-50% of the disc circumference

3. Disc bulges are associated with degenerative findings.
A: True

4. The disc is arranged like a jelly doughnut.
A: True

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