Are intraspinal anomalies in early onset idiopathic scoliosis as common as once thought? A two centre United Kingdom study

@article{Ko2012AreIA,
  title={Are intraspinal anomalies in early onset idiopathic scoliosis as common as once thought? A two centre United Kingdom study},
  author={Togay Koç and Khai Sing Lam and John K. Webb},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={1250-1254}
}
Rates of neural axis abnormalities in infantile and juvenile idiopathic scoliosis may be as high as 50 %. We aimed to determine the rates of neural axis abnormalities in early onset idiopathic scoliosis patients in a British population. This retrospective study at two British spinal deformity clinics identified 72 patients satisfying the inclusion criteria of: (1) age at diagnosis of 7 years and younger, (2) idiopathic scoliosis and (3) magnetic resonance imaging of the neuraxis. The mean age… CONTINUE READING