A prospective evaluation of idiopathic left thoracic scoliosis with magnetic resonance imaging

Etienne A. Mejia, William L. Hennrikus, Richard M. Schwend, John B. Emans

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Abstract

Twenty-nine consecutive patients with idiopathic left thoracic scoliosis were prospectively studied using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). T1- weighted sagittal and axial images were obtained on all patients from the brainstem to the tip of the conus. Two patients (7%) had a syrinx on MRI. The remaining 27 patients had normal MRIs. The prevalence of brainstem and spinal cord anomalies was much less common than reported in previous retrospective reviews.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)354-358
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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