Symptomatic Unilateral Spondylolysis Associated With Nonspondylolytic Lateral Clefts in Adults: Review of an Infrequently Reported Pathology

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Nonspondylolytic lateral clefts of the lumbar neural arch (laminolysis and pediculolysis) are rare pathologies that usually occur consequent to repetitive stress injuries in patients with unilateral spondylolysis. These lesions are different from the usual bilateral spondylolytic defects, and their management depends upon the chronicity and the type of bony… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.928

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@inproceedings{Viswanathan2016SymptomaticUS, title={Symptomatic Unilateral Spondylolysis Associated With Nonspondylolytic Lateral Clefts in Adults: Review of an Infrequently Reported Pathology}, author={Vibhu Krishnan Viswanathan and Sakthivel Rajan Rajaram Manoharan and Surabhi Subramanian}, booktitle={Cureus}, year={2016} }