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Category: Scoliosis

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Patient History: 16-year-old girl with 50 degree scoliosis. Presented with 100% back pain. She had tried physical therapy and home exercise. The intensity of her back pain was increasing. Surgery: Patient underwent T3-L1 scoliosis correction and fusion.   Fig. 1 Frontal View Xray ... VIEW CASE HERE

Adult Scoliosis #2

Patient History: 68-year-old with a known history of scoliosis. She experienced 10 out of 10 back pain when standing. She experienced associated left thigh and knee pain. She found that laying down and traction helped her scoliosis pain. X-rays compared ... 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

Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy

Patient History: 65-year-old male presented with complaints of back pain and leg weakness after a multilevel low back minimally invasive decompression. All conservative measures proved ineffective. His x-rays show collapse of lumbar spine into scoliosis. He was treated with a ... VIEW CASE HERE

Late Teenage Severe Idiopathic Scoliosis

Patient History: A 18-year-old male with severe scoliosis. Multiple family members required surgery for scoliosis correction. The patient and his family noted a substantial progression of his known scoliosis. His trunk was severely deformed with chest and low back curvature ... VIEW CASE HERE

Limited Fusion In The Setting of Thoracolumbar Scoliosis and Slipped Vertebra

Patient History: 67-year-old woman with severe left leg and back pain. She was experiencing numbness and tingling in her left leg. She had suffered with these symptoms off and on for 4 years. Lifting her left leg causes significant pain ... VIEW CASE HERE

Adult Lady With Multiple Prior Laminectomies and Severe Kyphoscoliosis

Patient History: 73-year-old woman with back and leg pain. She experienced significant leg heaviness/weakness with walking. This patient experienced intolerance to prolonged standing or sitting which was better with laying down. She had previous multilevel lumbar decompression surgery. She experienced ... VIEW CASE HERE

Adult Scoliosis

Patient History: 60-year-old woman with known history of idiopathic scoliosis which did not require treatment as an adolescent. She was having significant back pain and leg pain and weakness. After failure of conservative therapy, she elected for surgical scoliosis correction ... VIEW CASE HERE