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Discussion in 'Medical Terminology' started by apricus, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. apricus New Member

    US English
    Hi I am trying to figure out what listesis means.

    I am looking at a medical report analyzing the result of a spinal column x-ray and a free standing sentence states:

    No hay lisis ni listesis.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. fsabroso

    fsabroso Moderadiólogo

    South Texas
    Perú / Castellano
    Hello:

    Lisis = (Bone) Lysis = 30-50% change in mineral content of bone is necessary before radiographic change is seen
    Listesis = listhesis = to slip or slide; Ex. spondylolisthesis.

    Regards.
     

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