Spondylolysis and anterolisthesis with scoliosis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Longstanding backpain in gymnast. Lumbar pain especially when performing.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

20 degree idiopathic scoliosis convex to the right in the mid-thoracic region. Spondylolysis at L5 with 20% anterolisthesis (grade I).

Case Discussion

Our spinal service hangs the radiographs the opposite way round so that the imaging reflects the positioning of the patient on the table or during examination. Side markers are very helpful!

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Case information

rID: 66838
Published: 7th Mar 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: NHS Lothian

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