What is Retrolisthesis?

A retrolisthesis is a posterior displacement of one vertebral body with respect to the adjacent vertebrae to a degree less than a luxation (dislocation).

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My son was just diagnosed with grade 1 retrolisthesis of L3, 4, 5 and S1. He was injured in football last Friday and was complaining of back pain...

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Brief Answer:
Posterior displacement of the vertebra

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You son was...

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My MRI shows
retrolisthesis of L1 on L2 3 mm
retrolisthesis of L2 on L3 5 mm
disk bulge L3-4 with AP 11 in the midline-mild bilateral formaminal...

doctor1 MD

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Retrolisthesis & anterolisthesis of lumbar vertebrae with root compression

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Patient Age 23 presented with acute low back pain (after lifting heavy weight of 50 kg)in case of spina bifida occulta.
X ray suggestive of...

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Brief Answer:
It is PIVD,

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The problem you are having has...

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