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Thoracic disc herniation in acromegaly.
  1. W. H. Chhang,
  2. B. S. Sharma,
  3. R. J. Dash,
  4. V. K. Kak
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.


    Herniation of a thoracic disc in an acromegalic giant is reported. Degenerative changes in the spine in association with dorsal kyphosis, and the additional strain, resulted in the disc prolapse.

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