Imaging Case of the Week 82

The following lumbar spine x-rays are from a 30 year old female patient who has been experiencing severe low back pain for the past few days. There is no history of trauma or fever. She is a type I diabetic. What can you glean from the x-rays?

Lumbar spine AP

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Lumbar spine lateral

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