spondylolisthesis

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a forward dislocation of one vertebra over the one beneath it producing pressure on spinal nerves

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L4 hypoplastic facet development with anterolisthesis of L4 on L5 and intervertebral foraminal narrowing at the L4-L5 level
We focused on the L spine because this region is frequently associated with degenerative disc diseases, such as anterolisthesis and intervertebral disc herniation [15].
The anterolisthesis of the superior vertebrae causes direct neural compression as the inferior articular processes impinge into the canal.
In one case, anterolisthesis at the L4/5 level was noted in a recumbent view, whereas a standing flexion scan showed an interspinal ligamentous rupture at the same level.
Marks, "that had been scanned on a recumbent-only MRI that showed a mild anterolisthesis of L4/L5, with no nerve impingement.
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