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Figure 2 | Scoliosis

Figure 2

From: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: natural history and long term treatment effects

Figure 2

Posterior anterior radiographs of the same person as in Figure 1 at age 44 years, now with right thoracic idiopathic scoliosis of 61°. Her forced vital capacity (FVC) was 2.75 liters. Her function was normal and pain mild. (Reprinted with permission from Asher M, Burton DC: Natürlicher verlauf und langzeitauswirkungen der idiopathischen adoleszentenskoliose. In Wirbel Säulen Deformitäten: Konservatives Management. Edited by Weiss HR. München: Pflaum; 2003:97–107.)

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