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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Patients and methods: Between February 2013 and December 2015, a total of 102 male patients with bilateral L5 pars defect including 53 with spondylolysis and 49 control subjects were included in this case-control study.
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.
Evaluation of specific stabilizing exercise in the treatment of chronic low back pain with radiologic diagnosis of spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis.
Characteristics of low back pain in adolescent patients with early-stage spondylolysis evaluated using a detailed visual analogue scale.
Sairyo et al [19] developed a bilateral lumbar spondylolysis by creating bilateral pars defects with 1mm gap at 1mm and also simulated Bucks direct repair.
Studies report that 15% to 70% of first-degree relatives with spondylolysis are affected.
Lumbar spondylolysis is the most significant cause of low back pain in high school and college football players [1].
5] reported a case in which the osteochondroma arose from a spondylolytic lamina and speculate that the fibrous cartilage of spondylolysis served as the origin of aberrant cartilaginous tissue.
Essentially, a spondylolysis is a defect in the pars interarticularis, an area of the vertebrae that connects the vertebral facets, or joints that adjoin vertebrae together.
1984), spondylolysis (Standaert and Herring, 2000), disc herniation (Harvey and Tanner, 1991), changes in lumbopelvic rhythm (Esola et al.
75%), spondylolysis in 8 (5%), while no cause of pain was seen in 13 (8.

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