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Back injury, X-ray showed presence of spino bifida segment. Meaning and treatment?

Sir, This is bappaditya bhattacharyya from west bengal, india, few days ago i faced an motor cycle accident, it injured my back, after that i make an x-ray of my back, the report says that spino biofida s1 segment is present i just want to know what is the meaning of this term and what is the treatment, is it some major problem? pls help me out.
Asked On : Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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Jul 2016
Thankd for your query.
You had a injury to back for which you took X ray of the spine and found Sina Bifida of S1 vertebra.Spina bifida is a developmental anomaly of the spinous Process of the vertebra.Many a times it is detected as a accidental finding on X-Ray and does not carry any significance.So do not worry .There is no treatment needed for it.
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