Chin-on-chest Spinal Deformity, Almost

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An AP x-ray shows the severe forward position of the patient's head due to kyphosis.  This is almost a chin-on-chest deformity.  The chin and skull obscure visibility of  thoracic and cervical levels of the spine.

Chin-on-chest Spinal Deformity, Almost
Image View:
Anteroposterior (AP) (Front to Back)
Region:
Cervical (Neck), Lumbar (Low Back), Thoracic (Mid Back)
Image Type:
Xray
Cause:
Syndromic
Diagnosis:
Kyphosis
Stage:
Pre-operative

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