Change in fatty infiltration of lumbar multifidus, erector spinae, and psoas muscles in asymptomatic adults of Asian or Caucasian ethnicities

Crawford, Rebecca J., Elliott, James M. and Volken, Thomas (2017) Change in fatty infiltration of lumbar multifidus, erector spinae, and psoas muscles in asymptomatic adults of Asian or Caucasian ethnicities. European Spine Journal, 26 12: 3059-3067. doi:10.1007/s00586-017-5212-6


Author Crawford, Rebecca J.
Elliott, James M.
Volken, Thomas
Title Change in fatty infiltration of lumbar multifidus, erector spinae, and psoas muscles in asymptomatic adults of Asian or Caucasian ethnicities
Journal name European Spine Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0940-6719
1432-0932
Publication date 2017-07-11
Year available 2017
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1007/s00586-017-5212-6
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 26
Issue 12
Start page 3059
End page 3067
Total pages 9
Place of publication Heidelberg, Germany
Publisher SPRINGER
Language eng
Subject 2746 Surgery
2732 Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Abstract Fatty infiltration (FI) is a feature of degenerating muscle that predominates in the low lumbar spine, associates with pain, and is confounded by age, spinal degeneration, and curvature. We determined rates for decline of lumbar muscle quality according to ethnicity, muscle, and spinal level in asymptomatic subjects.
Keyword Low-Back-Pain
Paraspinal Muscle
Chronic Whiplash
Trunk Muscles
Degeneration
Age
Association
Morphology
Asymmetry
Volume
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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