spondylolysis

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Related to Pars interarticularis defect: spondylolisthesis

spondylolysis

(ˌspɒndɪˈlɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the destruction of the vertebra
Translations

spon·dy·lol·y·sis

n. espondilólisis, disolución o destrucción de una vértebra.

spondylolysis

n espondilolisis f
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spondyloptosis) Etiologic (Wiltse (3)) classification * Type 1: Dysplastic Congenital defect of the neural arch * Type 2: Isthmic Pars interarticularis defect (3 subtypes) a) Stress (fatigue) fracture (most common type, present in this case) b) Elongated pars c) Acute pars fracture * Type 3: Degenerative Facet joint osteoarthrosis * Type 4: Traumatic Acute fracture of the vertebral arch other than the pars * Type 5: Pathological Insufficiency fracture as a result of bone weakening diseases * Type 6: Iatrogenic Fracture secondary to spinal surgery such as laminectomy Table 2.
In addition to the distinctive pars interarticularis defect, other imaging findings described in cervical spondylolysis are hyposplasia of the pedicles, dysplastic laminae, and spina bifida.
Pars interarticularis defect, or spondylolysis, is the most common type of structural defect in adolescent athletes with low back pain.
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