lumbar spine

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Pars Defects – Spondylolysis

History: young adult male with back pain.  This is a case of a pars interartcularis defect with anterolisthesis, also called spondylolysis with spondylolisthesis. These injuries are thought to be due to chronic repetitive stress at the pars interarticularis, and most commonly occur at the L5-S1 level. It is best demonstrated on oblique radiographs of the … Continue reading

Unknown Case # 19 – Pediatric Lumbar Spine Radiographs

History: Child with back pain.  What is the name for this finding? What is your differential diagnosis? Comment and share below!