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Was told i have lordosis of lumbar spine. Also have a pars defect. Are they related?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Potentially

An increased lumbar lordosis causes increased stress on the pars interarticularis.
A pars defect is essentially a stress fracture that occurs in the pars interarticularis that goes on to a nonunion. So they can absolutely be related.

In brief: Potentially

An increased lumbar lordosis causes increased stress on the pars interarticularis.
A pars defect is essentially a stress fracture that occurs in the pars interarticularis that goes on to a nonunion. So they can absolutely be related.
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