Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine in Achondroplasia

  • G. C. Giglio
  • R. Passariello
  • G. Pagnotta
  • M. Crostelli
  • E. Ascani
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)

Abstract

The lumbar spine in achondroplasia is subject to changes in the early years of life which makes its development different from that of the non-achondroplastic spine with characteristic clinical-radiological features.

Keywords

Resi Crest Paraplegia Neurofibromatosis Spondylolysis 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. C. Giglio
    • 1
  • R. Passariello
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Pagnotta
    • 1
  • M. Crostelli
    • 1
  • E. Ascani
    • 1
  1. 1.Bambino Gesù HospitalInstitute of ResearchRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of L’AquilaItaly

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