Bertolotti Syndrome: A Diagnostic and Management Dilemma for Pain Physicians

  title={Bertolotti Syndrome: A Diagnostic and Management Dilemma for Pain Physicians},
  author={Anuj Jain and Anil L. Agarwal and Suruchi Jain and Chetna Shamshery},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of pain},
BACKGROUND Bertolotti's syndrome (BS), a form of lumbago in lumbosacral transitional vertebrae, is an important cause of low back pain in young patients. The purpose of this study was to assess the etiology of low back pain and the efficacy of treatment offered to patients with BS. METHODS All patients of BS Castellvi type1a during a period of 6 months were enrolled in the study. The patients underwent interventional pain procedures for diagnosis and pain relief. Response to the therapy was… CONTINUE READING


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