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Item #: exh38028c
This medical illustration compares a normal C6-7 disc with a herniated C6-7 disc. The nucleus pulposus of the herniated disc is depicted protruding through the torn annulus fibrosus and compressing the spinal cord. Labels include C7 vertebra, nerve root, C6-7 disc herniation and spinal cord compression.
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