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Old 05-21-2014, 07:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by gsdsar View Post
I also see the beginnings of arthritic change cranially in the lumbar vertebra, I think it's L3-L4. But I am not great at remembering how many lumbar vert there are. If you look at the vertebra towards the head that gets cut off in the X-ray, there are obvious protrusions on them. There are on all the seen vertebra, but much more pronounced in those.
Here's a better shot of the lumbar

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