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never visited LUMBOSACRAL TRANSITIONAL SEGMENT (SACRALIZATION L5)
Contributed by: Fritsch & Thompson, Radiologist, Diagnostic Radiology of Houston, Texas, USA.
History: x-rayed for lower back pain
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Findings: 4 typical lumbar vertebra with incomplete segmentation of L5-S1.  L5 posterior arch shows spina bifida occulta and L5 TVPs enlarged, closely adjoining the sacral alae.  L5/S1 IVD is rudimentary.
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Case Number: 18522810Last Updated: 08-21-2008
Anatomy: Skeletal System   Pathology: Congenital
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Keywords: sementation anomaly; sacralization

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