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How are spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis typically diagnosed?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Imaging

When people present with back and leg pain, x-rays, mri, and ct will show them. Beware though.
They may not be the source of the pain! they can be painless.

In brief: Imaging

When people present with back and leg pain, x-rays, mri, and ct will show them. Beware though.
They may not be the source of the pain! they can be painless.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: They are identified

By imaging studies like an x-ray, ct scan, bone scan or MRI or sometimes a combination of these studies.

In brief: They are identified

By imaging studies like an x-ray, ct scan, bone scan or MRI or sometimes a combination of these studies.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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