Identifying scoliosis in the adolescent with thermography: a preliminary study.

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Early diagnosis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is essential to prevent severe deformity. The accuracy of thermographic examination of the spine in the detection of minor degrees of curvature has been assessed in 125 asymptomatic young persons mean age 13.4 +/- 0.8 years who were also examined clinically and by spinal X-ray. Assessment of thermograms… (More)

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