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Category: Kyphosis

Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

Patient History: 14-year-old male with back pain and substantial spinal deformity causing a hump back appearance. Serial x-rays revealed a progressively worsening deformity. Surgery: Patient underwent T3-L4 kyphosis correction, spinal fusion and instrumentation with 3 chevron-shaped bone cuts (Ponte osteotomies).   Fig.1 Frontal ... VIEW CASE HERE

Fracture Above Fusion a.k.a Proximal Junctional Kyphosis

Patient History: 68-year-old woman presented with severe back pain and enlarging hump on her back. She was experiencing occasional shortness of breath night and found it difficult to sleep on her back. She had a history of scoliosis which she ... VIEW CASE HERE

Kyphosis With Neurogenic Tumors

Patient History: 19-year-old male with severe back pain. The patient had noted a significant roundness of his mid back. He experienced pain within the apex of the round portion of his back. Both his parents felt the hump was enlarging. ... VIEW CASE HERE

56 Y/O WOMAN WITH KYPHOSIS

Kyphosis Patient Delighted With Surgery Results, After Years of Suffering Patient History The patient, a lady in her 50s, came to our office having suffered for many years with back pain and a major curve (when viewed from the side) in ... VIEW CASE HERE