L5 pars defect

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult
X-ray

A lucency through the pars interarticularlis of the L5 vertebral body is noted with grade 1 anterolisthesis. Features are of a pars defect. It is unclear from this single image if unilateral or bilateral.

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Case information

rID: 7164
Published: 10th Sep 2009
Last edited: 20th Feb 2020
System: Spine
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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