L5 pars defect

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult
  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

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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