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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If spondylolysis is caught early, it can often heal with just rest and immobilization and taking a break from the sport or activity which caused the injury," said Hsu.
Given that spondylolysis and degenerative disc disease most commonly occur at the fifth lumbar vertebra, (21,25) spine surgeons will benefit from the knowledge of the margins available with which to work in this region.
Chiropractic management of mechanical low back pain secondary to multiple-level lumbar spondylolysis with spondylolisthesis in a United States Marine Corps veteran: A case report.
Surgical management of isthmic and dysplastic spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis.
Patients were excluded from the study for the following reasons: evidence for acute radiculopathy; the presence of an inflammatory disease, neoplastic disease, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis or sacroiliitis; lumbar disc herniation requiring surgical treatment; vertebral fractures; pregnancy.
Gregg CD, Dean S & Schneiders AG (2009): Variables associated with active spondylolysis.
Disc and facet degeneration, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, and vertebral collapse or destruction by trauma, infection or a tumour may be visible.
Called spondylolysis, it happens when dancers do repeated movements that put stress on a vulnerable area.
The mum-of-four has spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis which meant she had to walk with crutches - but now she is virtually pain-free and much more mobile.
Belgian orthopedic specialists introduce spondylolysis (fatigue fracture of the spine) and spondylolisthesis (sliding of the spine) as among the most common low back problems.
Unfortunately, she wound up with bilateral spondylolysis during high school and had to quit dancing.
Of the 59 patients in the study, 34 were diagnosed with degenerative disk disease, 29 with symptomatic protrusion/herniation, 28 with myofascial pain syndrome, 24 with spinal stenosis, 20 with lumbar strain, 20 with sacroiliac dysfunction, 20 with nonspecific lower back pain, 18 with internal disc disruption/annular tear, 18 with lumbar facet-mediated pain, 18 with symptomatic spondylolisthesis / spondylolysis, and 20 with other diagnoses.

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