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Congenital Absence of Lumbar Articular Facets: A REPORT OF THREE CASES.

Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: April 1967
Case Report

Three cases of congenital unilateral absence of the articular processes of the lumbosacral joint have been described. All three patients had lumbar pain precipitated by

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trauma and the result of a ruptured disc at another level in one of them. A brief review of the embryology and pertinent literature concerning this rare anomaly is presented.

Copyright 1967 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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