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What is a pars defect?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
5 doctors agree

In brief: A cracka small crack

in thecpars articularis part of the posterior elements of a vertebrae mostly in L5 not universally symptomatic may be an incidental finding

In brief: A cracka small crack

in thecpars articularis part of the posterior elements of a vertebrae mostly in L5 not universally symptomatic may be an incidental finding
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. David Dinhofer
Can be congenital (born with it). If you had an injury to your back, it may be associate with a fracture. If so, there will be other fractures. May be associated with other disease. You should review with a doctor.