Spondylolysis is frequently missed by MRI in adolescents with back pain.

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PURPOSE Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is often used in the evaluation of lower back pain in adolescents. The purpose of our study is to report on the frequency of MRI missing spondylolysis in adolescents with back pain in a pediatric orthopaedic practice. METHODS A retrospective review of all patients with a diagnosis of spondylolysis who presented… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11832-012-0409-z

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@article{Yamaguchi2012SpondylolysisIF, title={Spondylolysis is frequently missed by MRI in adolescents with back pain.}, author={Kent T. Yamaguchi and David L. Skaggs and Daniel Acevedo and Karen S. Myung and Paul D. Choi and Lindsay M. Andras}, journal={Journal of children's orthopaedics}, year={2012}, volume={6 3}, pages={237-40} }