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Classification of Congenital Scoliosis and Kyphosis Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/707687

Classification of Congenital Scoliosis and Kyphosis: A New Approach to the Three-dimensional Classification for Progressive Vertebral Anomalies Requiring Operative Treatment
Study Design: We reviewed three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) images of congenital spinal deformities and proposed a new classification based on the information obtained.
Conclusion: The large volume of information that can...
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Congenital Kyphosis POSNA Core Curriculum

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/congenitalKyphosis.asp

Objectives
Describe the embryology and formation of congenital kyphosis
Describe the natural history of congenital kyphosis, with emphasis on the differences from congenital scoliosis
Discuss differences in treatment that would be indicated depending on etiology (defect of segmentation or formation) and age of patient
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Interbody Cages and Pedicle Screws for Scheuermann Kyphosis Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/448314_1

Combined Anterior-Posterior Fusion With Laterally Placed Threaded Interbody Cages and Pedicle Screws for Scheuermann Kyphosis
from Neurosurgical Focus Posted 02/03/2003 Ross R. Moquin, M.D., Michael K. Rosner, M.D., Patrick B. Cooper, M.D.
Abstract The authors report their preferred method for correcting Scheuermann disease via a combined anterior-posterior approach; their procedure is associated with a...
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Kyphectomy for severe kyphosis with pyogenic spondylitis associated with myelomeningocele

Location: http://www.scoliosisjournal.com/content/6/1/5

A 32-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for a refractory ulcer in her back. She had a history of myelomeningocele with spina bifida that was treated surgically at birth. The ulcer was located at the apex of the kyphosis. An X-ray film revealed a kyphosis of 154 between L1...
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Kyphosis (Curvature of the Spine)

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AAOS Online Service Fact SheetKyphosis (Curvature of the Spine)
Few things bother parents more than their child's posture. This is particularly true for an exaggerated rounding to the back. Some degree of curvature to the spine is normal. The term "kyphosis" (kI-fO-sis) is usually applied to the curve that results in... Highly Reputable
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Kyphosis POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/kyphosis.asp

Objectives
List 5 other causes for kyphosis other than congenital, postural, or Scherermann's kyphosis
Discuss the clinical significance of kyphosis occurring in the thoracolumbar or lumbar spine
Discussion point
How can one determine if a kyphotic deformity is amenable to bracing?
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Kyphosis Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/kyphosis

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
See: - Cervical Kyphosis - Congenital Kyphosis: - Congenital Scoliosis: - Scheuermann's Kyphosis - Post Traumatic Kyphosis
Non Traumatic Adult Kyphosis: ...
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Postural Kyphosis POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/posturalKyphosis.asp

Objectives
Describe the development of normal sagittal alignment through childhood
Define the upper limits of normal thoracic kyphosis in the child and adolescent
Discuss treatment methods used for postural kyphosis
Discussion point
What do we really know about postural kyphosis?
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Scheuermann Kyphosis eMedicine Orthoedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic555.htm

Contents -Introduction Indications Relevant Anatomy And Contraindications Workup Treatment Complications Outcome And Prognosis Future And Controversies Pictures Bibliography
Scheuermann thoracic kyphosis is a structural deformity of the thoracic spine, defined by anterior wedging of at least 5° of 3 or more adjacent thoracic vertebral bodies. Further radiographic findings include Schmorl nodes...
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Scheuermanns Kyphosis

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
Discussion: - most common cause of structural kyphosis of thoracic & thoracolumbar spine; - most commonly seen in skeletally immature adolescents; - there is usually a strong hereditary tendency (may be autosomal dominant); - etiology is not known; - criteria for diagnosis: - thoracic kyphosis>...
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Scheuermanns Kyphosis POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/scheuermannsKyphosis.asp

Objectives
Define Scheuermann's kyphosis, including criteria for diagnosis
Describe structural anatomic findings noted in Scheuermann's kyphosis
Describe symptoms and physical findings noted in patients with Scheuermann's kyphosis
Discuss the natural history of Scheuermann's kyphosis
Discuss indications for treatment of Scheuermann's kyphosis
Describe the indications for surgery in patients with Scheuermann's...
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