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Can a L4 L5 Pars Defect cause sciatica pain?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: The defect itself

doesn't cause radicular symptoms(sciatica), but it can result in slippage of one vertebra over another(spondylolisthesis), and extensive degenerative changes, which can.

In brief: The defect itself

doesn't cause radicular symptoms(sciatica), but it can result in slippage of one vertebra over another(spondylolisthesis), and extensive degenerative changes, which can.
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