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Figure 18 | Scoliosis

Figure 18

From: Brace treatment for patients with Scheuermann's disease - a review of the literature and first experiences with a new brace design

Figure 18

Patient operated for a severe thoracic kyphosis. The patient is satisfied with respect to clinical (cosmetic) appearence and has no pain in the region of the rod fracture (lower right). However she suffers from pains in the junctional zones and has daily pains in the lower back below the fusion area and above the fused area in the lower neck as well. This pain is increasing during the years.

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