slipped disc

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Synonyms for slipped disc

a painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between spinal vertebrae

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For example, a slipped disk is an acute condition that can be expensive to correct at the time of diagnosis.
For the average patient suffering from a slipped disk, costs in the year of diagnosis are very high--around 250 debit points in year 0.
These patients do not completely return to their previous level of expected costs, but stabilize at a level about halfway between the peak costs at year 0 and the expected costs for all other conditions not related to the slipped disk.
The demise of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago has been unsuccessfully pegged to everything from poisoning and constipation to slipped disks and infertility.