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Spine Stuff

Spondylalgia pain arising from the vertebrae
Spondylitis Inflammation of the vertebrae
Spondylizema downward(inferior) displacement of a vertebra that is caused by a degeneration of the vertebra below
Spondylolisthesis forward slippage of vertebra on the one below-can occure secondary to spondylolysis-in which the fracture of the pars interarticularis results in the anterior displacement of the vertebral body
Spondylolsis degeneration of a vertebral structure secondary to repetitive stress, most commonly effecting the pars interarticularis but with no displacement of the vertebral body
spondylopathy any disorder of the vertebra
spondylosis arthritis or osteoarthritis of the vertebra, results in pressures being placed the the vertebral nerve root
Lissthesis the posterior portion of the vertebra, the laminae, inferior articular surfaces, and spinous proces separate from the vertebral body
Created by: jwebst1