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]

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.
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Catching spondylolysis right away is critical, because treatment is more effective if it's started shortly after the onset of symptoms.
Dysplastic spondylolysis is caused by mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter gene.
Initial treatment of spondylolysis consists of non-operative management with activity limitation, cessation of sports, and physical therapy with an emphasis on core strengthening, correction of pelvic tilt, and hamstring stretching.
Articulating neural arches differ in morphology from spondylolysis, do not appear to be the result of trauma or fracture, and thus do not exhibit healing or remodeling as in spondylolysis.
Spondylolysis is thought to occur due to repeated stress on the vertebra and most commonly occurs in the lumbar spine in rugby players.
They seek to provide that, discussing history, basic principles, etiology, idiopathic scoliosis, Scheuermann's disease, congenital deformities, neuromuscular deformities, deformities associated with neurofibromatosis, spinal deformity due to tumors, miscellaneous conditions, and spondylolysis and spondylolistesis.
Several authors have suggested that preexisting spondylolysis at the level of L5 may be a predisposing factor for the disruption of the lumbosacral junction with additional trauma [23-27].
As a result of the inadequate ossification of the contours of the embryonic vertebral arch, spinal deformities such as spina bifida, scoliosis, kyphosis/kyphoscoliosis, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, hemivertebra, posterior wedging of vertebrae, and cervical ribs may develop and these conditions may be seen together with the absence of the posterior thoracic vertebral arch or syringomyelia [1, 4, 10, 11].
Goodwin, "Review of pediatric spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis," Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, vol.
Spondylolysis is known to be a part of a disease process, which describes a defect in the pars interarticularis of vertebra.
Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis: a narrative review of etiology, diagnosis, and conservative management.
Sundaram, "Post-traumatic spinal synovial cyst with spondylolysis," Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, vol.

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