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American Academy of Family Physicians: "Herniated Disk."
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Herniated Disk," "Cauda Equina Syndrome."
Mayo Clinic: "Herniated Disk."
Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on November 27, 2018
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