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What are the side effect for a spondylolisthesis?

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Dr. Peter Tomasello answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

There are various possibilities associated with this condition and depends upon the severity of the slip . Some patients are totally asymptomatic . Good luck thank you.

Answered Jan 2, 2014

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Dr. Chaim Colen answered

Specializes in Neurosurgery

When the spondylolisthesis is severe (degree of slippage of the spine), many patients develop symptoms of weakness, pain and or numbness radiating down their extremity/ies. Surgical intervention-decompressing the nerve roots and stabilizing the spine can benefit.

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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