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An immunohistochemical study of innervation of lumbar spinal dura and longitudinal ligaments.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Spine
0362-2436
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
4
Pages
403–411
Identifiers
PMID: 9516694
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results clearly demonstrate an extensive distribution of nerve fibers in dura and longitudinal ligaments. The presence of a significant number of putative nociceptive fibers supports a possible role for these structures as a source of low back pain and radicular pain.

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