Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis (grade I)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Chronic back pain for years. Hurt her back during floor exercises as a child.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral clefts in the interarticular portions of the 3rd lumbar vertebra with associated mild spondylolisthesis (grade 1). Disc space narrowing and erosive osteochondritis L3/4. Anterior submarginal spondylophytosis at L4.

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