spondylolysis

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spondylolysis

 [spon″dĭ-lol´ĭ-sis]
the breaking down of a vertebra. adj., adj spondylolyt´ic.

spon·dy·lol·y·sis

(spon'di-lol'i-sis),
Degeneration or deficient development of a portion of the vertebra; commonly involves the pars interarticularis, which can result in a spondylolithesis.
[spondylo- + G. lysis, loosening]

spondylolysis

/spon·dy·lol·y·sis/ (spon″dil-ol´ĭ-sis) the breaking down of a vertebra.

spon·dy·lol·y·sis

(spon'di-lol'i-sis)
Degeneration or deficient development of the articulating part of a vertebra.
[spondylo- + G. lysis, loosening]

spondylolysis

A symptomless congenital deficiency of bone in the arch of the 5th or 4th lumbar vertebra disorder of the spine. The arch is formed of soft fibrous tissue and there is a weak link with adjacent vertebrae so that the condition of SPONDYLOLISTHESIS may occur.

spondylolysis

the breaking down of a vertebra.
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Forty symptomatic patients with lumbar spondylolysis aged 18-52 years and 40 matched controls of same sex and approximate age ([+ or -]2 years) were included in the study.
This study aimed to investigate vertebral body BMD in patients with lumbar spondylolysis by using QCT and compare the findings with those of healthy controls.
1,4,14] In the present study, therefore, we aimed to evaluate facet tropism in younger patients with lumbar spondylolysis and to investigate the role of facet tropism in the development of spondylolysis.
4,9,11,20] Although the link between facet tropism and lumbar disc hernia, lumbar spondylolysis, and degenerative spondylolisthesis was reported previously, [3,10,21] other studies failed to show the correlation between facet tropism and lumbar degenerative lesions.
We present the case of a patient with a sacral stress fracture following the bone union of lumbar spondylolysis and report on the radiological findings and treatment course.
He was a soccer player and had a history of lumbar spondylolysis that had been conservatively treated by a previous doctor.
Lumbar spondylolysis in juveniles from the same family: a report of three cases and a review of the literature.
Incidence of lumbar spondylolysis in the general population in Japan based on multidetector computed tomography scans from two thousand subjects.
2012) Conservative treatment for pediatric lumbar spondylolysis to achieve bone healing using a hard brace: what type and how long?
The use of a lumbosacral orthosis has been advocated in the treatment of lumbar spondylolysis.
Diagnosis of radiographically occult lumbar spondylolysis in young athletes by magnetic resonance imaging.
Clinical outcome after segmental wire fixation and bone grafting for repair of the defects in multiple level lumbar spondylolysis.