Showing Case Studies for: Idiopathic

Progressive Lumbar / Thoracolumbar Idiopathic Scoliosis

Presented by: K. Bridwell MD

The patient is a 13-year-old girl with progressive lumbar / thoracolumbar idiopathic scoliosis who failed bracing.

Progressive 90-degree Scoliosis

Presented by: M. Vitale MD

This young female presents with a rapidly progressive large scoliosis and significant cardiopulmonary disease.

Severe Progressive Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis

Presented by: B. Lonner MD

The patient is a 54-year-old female diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis as an adolescent. Twenty years earlier, despite the presence of a significant progressive spinal deformity, she was told that she was not a surgical candidate because of her age.

Progressive Thoracic Idiopathic Scoliosis

Presented by: B. Lonner MD

The patient is a 15-and-7/12 year-old female with a right thoracic idiopathic scoliosis of 80º. She reports backache when seated for prolonged periods of time; such as the 9-hour car drive for this appointment.

Adult Idiopathic Thoracolumbar Kyphoscoliosis

MIS or Open?
Presented by: J. Roh MD, MBA, MSc

A 66-year-old female presented with a history of chronic low back pain, left thigh pain, and a progressive left-sided lumbar hump. She was “hunched over” forward and to the right.

Grade IV Spondylolisthesis

Presented by: S. Lewis MD

The patient is an active 14-year-old male with progressive back pain and difficulty with gait. He has radicular pain in his buttocks and posterior thighs.

Adult Scoliosis with a Broken Rod and Progressive Kyphosis

SpineAssist® Robotic Guidance System Precisely Solves Surgical Challenge
Presented by: I. Lieberman MD, MBA, FRCSC
The patient is a 59-year-old female who presents with mechanical back pain, radiating buttock and leg pain, and progressive spinal deformity. She has trouble lifting and carrying things, and during recreational activities. Her symptoms have persisted since a slip injury a few months ago.

Progressive Scoliosis and Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia

Presented by: A. Baaj MD
Adolescent female with multiple ephysial dysplasia was diagnosed with scoliosis at age 12. She presents with progressive back pain, left hip pain and worsening posture.

Double Major Curve in an Adolescent

Presented by: A. Baaj MD
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with double major curvature in a premenarchal female who presented with worsening spinal deformity. There was no family history of scoliosis.

Vertebral Body Tethering in Progressive Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Fusionless emerging technology case
Presented by: B. Lonner MD
The family of healthy girl with progressive scoliosis, with a great deal of concern about spinal fusion (eg, flexibility, function) sought consultation to discuss surgical correction. Their child is an avid lacrosse and basketball player and enjoys horseback riding.

Unusual Case of Spinal Deformity: Post Herpetic Scoliosis

Presented by: D. Cruz , T. Errico MD
The patient is a 72-year-old female presenting with approximately 1.5 years of progressive coronal and sagittal deformity following an episode of Herpes Zoster. Less than 2 years prior to presentation, she experienced a characteristic rash distributed to the left gluteal and sacral regions.

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) Causing Dysphagia

Presented by: K. Riew MD
A 60-year-old male presents with progressive dysphagia. He has no neck pain but notes a limitation of his range of motion.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in a Young Musician

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The patient is a 16-year-old female musician who presents with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. She has received no previous scoliosis treatment or bracing.

Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods (MCGR) for the Treatment of Progressive Early-Onset Scoliosis (EOS)

Presented by: J. Pawelek , N. Arandi
An 8+2 year-old boy was diagnosed with idiopathic early onset scoliosis (EOS) at the age of 9-months. Family history is significant for paternal grandmother and aunt who were diagnosed with scoliosis.

Nun with Progressive Deformity: Fuse or Not Fuse?

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The patient is a 24-year-old nun who presents with progressive deformity. She says she had a 45° right thoracic curve at age 17. She has more back pain than 5 years ago, but it is not excruciating.
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