Stress reaction of both L5 pedicles

Case contributed by Dr Mohamad Ibrahim Alfaham


Young gymnast with acute low back pain after workout.

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

Abnormal marrow edema signal is seen involving both L5 pedicles and pars interarticularis, with no evidence of fractures or defects.

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Case information

rID: 40432
Case created: 21st Oct 2015
Last edited: 22nd Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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