Vacuum facet phenomenon

A computed tomographic sign of degenerative spondylolisthesis

D. M. Lefkowitz, Robert Quencer

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Abstract

A vacuum facet phenomenon, seen on computed tomography as a lens-shaped lucency within a lumbar facet joint, was observed as a consequence of degenerative spondylolisthesis. The significance of this finding is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalRadiology
Volume144
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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Zygapophyseal Joint
Spondylolisthesis
Vacuum
Lenses
Tomography

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Vacuum facet phenomenon : A computed tomographic sign of degenerative spondylolisthesis. / Lefkowitz, D. M.; Quencer, Robert.

In: Radiology, Vol. 144, No. 3, 01.01.1982.

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