Widening of interpedicular distance

The interpedicular (IP) distance, which is the distance measured between the pedicles on frontal/coronal imaging, can be widened in a number of situations.


Causes include:

See also

See reference 4 for an old but interesting article on what the normal interpedicular distance is according to age and gender.

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rID: 9113
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Increased interpedicular distance
  • Widened interpedicular distance

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