spondylolysis

the presence of a loss of continuity of the pars interarticularis of a vertebral body. This can lead to instability and forward slip of one vertebral body on the one below it – spondylolisthesis
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spondylolysis

A dissolution of the body of a vertebra
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Spondylolysis

the presence of a loss of continuity of the pars interarticularis of a vertebral body. This can lead to instability and forward slip of one vertebral body on the one below it - spondylolisthesis
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Spondylolysis

a disorder in which the lower part of the spine is weakened by an abnormally soft vertebra
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Spondylolysis

The breaking down of vertebrae.
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Spondylolysis

Spondylolysis:The breaking down (dissolution) of a portion of a bony building block of the spine (a vertebra). The portion of the vertebra that is affected in spondylolysis is a bone segment called the pars interarticularis (which is part of a plate which is located, in technical terms, between the superior and inferior articular processes of a lum...
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spondylolysis

Dissolution of a vertebra, especially the pars interarticularis. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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spondylolysis

(spon″dә-lol´ĭ-sis) the breaking down of a vertebra. adj., spondylolyt´ic., adj.
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spondylolysis

Type: Term Pronunciation: spon′di-lol′i-sis Definitions: 1. Degeneration or deficient development of a portion of the vertebra; commonly involves the pars interarticularis, which can result in a spondylolithesis.
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Spondylolysis

Spondylolysis is a condition in which there is a defect in the pars interarticularis of the vertebra. The pars interarticularis is a small segment of bone from the vertebral arch joining the facet joints of the spine. An MRI scan can evaluate changes in the par interarticularis to diagnose active spondylolysis or inactive spondylolysis. Active spon...
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Spondylolysis

Spondylolysis is a defect of a vertebra. More specifically it is defined as a defect in the pars interarticularis of the vertebral arch. The great majority of cases occur in the lowest of the lumbar vertebrae (L5), but spondylolysis may also occur in the other lumbar vertebrae, as well as in the thoracic vertebrae. Spondylolysis occurs in three to...
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Spondylolysis

A defect (possibly a type of stress fracture) in the pars interarticularis, which is a small bone in the back of the spine. Also, an overuse injury to the the spine of a young athlete.
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