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What does it mean when your lower spine X-ray report says "notable for a lumbus vertebrae at l5"?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Disc herniating

Sounds like possible limbus vertebra at 5th lumbar vertebra at lower back.
Limbus vertebra is defect in the anterior margin of the vertebral body where disc material herniates. Sometimes but less often posterior in location. Anterior herniation usually asymptomatic but posterior herniation can be symptomatic.

In brief: Disc herniating

Sounds like possible limbus vertebra at 5th lumbar vertebra at lower back.
Limbus vertebra is defect in the anterior margin of the vertebral body where disc material herniates. Sometimes but less often posterior in location. Anterior herniation usually asymptomatic but posterior herniation can be symptomatic.
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology

In brief: Limbus vertebra

See: http://en.Wikipedia.
Org/wiki/limbus_vertebra for definition of limbus vertebra.

In brief: Limbus vertebra

See: http://en.Wikipedia.
Org/wiki/limbus_vertebra for definition of limbus vertebra.
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