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Table 5 Significant relation between the SN and disc bulge/herniation

From: Lumbar spine Schmorl's nodes; prevalence in adults with back pain, and their relation to vertebral endplate degeneration

Disc bulge/herniationSNTotal
PresentNot present
Yes30 (1.5%)285 (14.7%)315 (16.2%)
No114 (5.9%)1515 (78%)1629 (83.8%)
Total144 (7.4%)1800 (92.5%)1944 (100%)
  1. P = 0.62 using chi-square test
  2. SN Schmorl’s node