Lumbar disc prolapsed among families in Iraq
1Aymen Abdulkareem Othman Alrawi, Mohammed Rashied Salih, Ghadhfan Abdulmajeed Saeed
Intervertebral disc pathology (IVD)including herniation is a common disorder that can be caused by multifactorial genetic, mechanical, behavioral, and environmental, but recent studies have revealed that genetic factors are play the main important role in the predisposition of disc diseases.The objective of work is to study if the family history confirm another risk factor for nerve root pain or lumber disc herniation.A cross-sectional study was carried out at Abu-Graib General Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq during the period between August 2019 till March 2021. The age of those group was between (18-66) years old. By physical examination only patients diagnosed having lumbar disc prolapsed included. We measure BMI of those patients and follow up their family during this period. A total of 276 individuals (110 males, and 166 females) diagnosed with intervertebral disc herniation (IDH). All patients were investigated for demographical data including age, sex, site, level of herniation, and family history.
Herniation, Disc prolapse, lower back pain, lumber vertebrae, LDH