Search results for:: scoliosis

Screening for the early detection for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents SRS/POSNA/AAOS /AAP

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), which develops between the ages of 10 and 18 years, accounts

idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) remains unknown. There is agreement among investigators that there is a genetic

Sequelae of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis This varies greatly in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

of the world in order to identify scoliosis at an early stage and thus avoid surgical treatment

, observational monitoring with follow-up standing PA and lateral scoliosis x-rays at 4- to 12-month

Images and videos

Images

Scoliosis

Thirteen-year-old girl post-posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion for progressive scoliosis

From the collection of Stuart Weinstein, MD, University of Iowa; used with permission

Scoliosis

Posteroanterior scoliosis radiograph of a 13-year-old girl with a 49° right thoracic curvature with apex at the T9-T10 disc space

From the collection of Stuart Weinstein, MD, University of Iowa; used with permission

Scoliosis

Lateral scoliosis radiograph of a 13-year-old girl with a 49° right thoracic curvature

From the collection of Stuart Weinstein, MD, University of Iowa; used with permission

Scoliosis

Thirteen-year-old girl post-posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion for progressive scoliosis

From the collection of Stuart Weinstein, MD, University of Iowa; used with permission

Scoliosis

Scoliometer measurement of a right thoracic prominence

Weinstein SL, et al. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Lancet. 2008;371:1527-1537. Used with permission

Scoliosis

Typical thoracic-lumbar-sacral orthosis (TLSO) scoliosis brace

Weinstein SL, et al. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Lancet. 2008;371:1527-1537. Used with permission

Brachial plexus injury

Left brachial plexus

From the collection of the Texas Nerve and Paralysis Institute, Dr Rahul Nath, Founder and Medical Director; used with permission

Brachial plexus injury

Repair of avulsed spinal nerve

From the collection of the Texas Nerve and Paralysis Institute, Dr Rahul Nath, Founder and Medical Director; used with permission

Empyema

MRI scan of septated empyema

From the collection of Najib Rahman, RTU, Oxford

Congenital torticollis

Vertex view of a head depicting typical findings of plagiocephaly associated with congenital muscular torticollis. Note the typical parallelogram shape due to asymmetric external compressive forces and associated growth. *Denotes the side of the shortened sternocleidomastoid and resultant torticollis

Prepared by Dr Joyce L. Oleszek; used with permission

Congenital torticollis

Cervical spine x-ray showing numerous segmentation anomalies associated with a convex left cervicothoracic scoliosis. This patient presented with a head tilt. There are segmentation anomalies in the lower thoracic and high cervical region. There is an acute convex left cervicothoracic scoliosis with a hemivertebra at the apex of the curve. Butterfly vertebra is identified rostral to the hemivertebra, and segmentation anomalies are also identified caudal to the hemivertebra

From the personal collection of Dr Joyce L. Oleszek; used with permission

Type 1 neurofibromatosis

Left anterior chest diffuse plexiform neurofibroma with overlying hyperpigmentation

From the personal collection of Dr Vincent M. Riccardi; used with permission

Type 1 neurofibromatosis

Multiple Lisch nodules (pale yellow) on a blue iris

From the personal collection of Dr Richard A. Lewis; used with permission

Type 1 neurofibromatosis

Café au lait spots on the back of a young boy

From the personal collection of Dr Vincent M. Riccardi; used with permission

Type 1 neurofibromatosis

Cutaneous neurofibromas in a patient with NF1

From the personal collection of Dr D. Gareth Evans; used with permission

Type 1 neurofibromatosis

Radiograph showing extensive involvement of a diffuse plexiform neurofibroma in the upper thorax (bilateral), mediastinum, retroperitoneal space, and omentum

From the personal collection of Dr Vincent M. Riccardi; used with permission

Videos