Lower back pain: prolapsed disc



INDEX
EpidemiologyClinical features

Epidemiology

  • Incidence: 500.00 cases per 100,000 person-years
  • Peak incidence: 40-50 years
  • Sex ratio: 1:1
Condition Relative
incidence
Lower back pain (non-specific, without sciatica)6.00
Lower back pain: prolapsed disc1
Bone metastases0.20
Neoplastic spinal cord compression0.02
Cauda equina syndrome0.002
<1 1-5 6+ 16+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 70+ 80+

Clinical features

Symptoms