Spondylolysis refers to a defect in a specific part of the facet joint called the pars interarticularis. This defect can cause instability in the vertebra, much like a loose hinge in a door.
A unilateral or bilateral defect of the pars interarticularis without displacement of the vertebra is known as spondylolysis.
The first introduction of spondylolisthesis is attributed to Herbinaux, a Belgian...
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