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retrolisthesis and anterolisthesis

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Vertebral slippage: Spondylolisthesis refers to the forward (anterolisthesis) or backward (retrolisthesis) movement of one vertebral body relative to the vertebral body i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Not clear: It is not possible to have both retrolisthesis and anterolisthesis at the same disc level. Typically, either of these problems can be caused by disc ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Listhesis means slip: A spondylolisthesis refers to a relative slip of one vertebra over another. L4/5 is the most common level and is usually a degenerative process (where ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Slippage: Antero is forward, retro is backwards - the amounts are small but what matters is what if any is the effect on the canal and cord. Highly unlikely tha ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be fairly -: -normal unless you are having symptoms that match the findings. If so see a fellowship trained spine surgeon for evaluation and advice.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Degenerative disc: This is degenerative disc but you may need an MRI of the cervical spine depending on your symptoms. You could ask your physician to help clarify.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
CT & spinal problems: This could be normal if you are not having pain. But suspect you had this done because of pain and you must discuss with your Dr. I do not know you. ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Typically a : Retrolisthesis is due to degenerative changes leading to this instability pattern. A spondylolisthesis can occur by the same mechanism or by trauma o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Displacement: Retrolisthesis is the posterior displacement of one vertebral segment in relationship to another vertebral segment. C3 is the third cervical spinal s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Retrolisthesis is: Relatively uncommon and has been associated with, but not definitively caused by vertebral degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, and facet arth ... Read More
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