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Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! if so what kind will help with this.

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Tricky question

pars defects can often be asymptomatic incidental findings differential injections for diagnostic purposes are critical to confirm the pain generator while fusions can be done success for reducing axial back pain is limited careful consideration is required

In brief: Tricky question

pars defects can often be asymptomatic incidental findings differential injections for diagnostic purposes are critical to confirm the pain generator while fusions can be done success for reducing axial back pain is limited careful consideration is required
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