Spondyloptosis

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Spondyloptosis is a term to denote grade V spondylolisthesis - a vertebra having slipped so far with respect to the vertebra below that the two endplates are no longer congruent. It is usually anterolisthesis of L5 on S1 but can be seen elsewhere rarely 1,2

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rID: 57627
System: Spine
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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  • Figure 1: Spondyloptosis
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