Flashcards in Curvatures of the Column (Normal Curvatures, Abnormal Curvatures) Deck (44)
What are the curve classifications for humpback or hunchback?
A kyphosis or hyperkyphotic curve
What are the curve classifications for swayback?
A lordosis or hyperlordotic curve
What are the classifications of scoliosis according to the Scoliosis Research Society?
Magnitude, location, direction, etiology, structural scoliosis, and non-structural scoliosis
What is often used to measure the magnitude of scoliosis?
The Cobb Methosd
What does location of scoliosis infer?
The location on the vertebral segment forming the apex of the curve deviation
What does direction of scoliosis refer to?
The side the convexity of the curve will bend toward
What does etiology of scoliosis mean?
The cause of the scoliosis?
Based on age of onset, what are the types of idiopathic scoliosis?
Infantile, juvenile, and adolescent
What is the age range for infantile idiopathic scoliosis?
From birth to 3 years old
What is the age range for juvenile idiopathic scoliosis?
From 3 years old to 10 years old
What is the age range for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
Over 10 years odl
Identify the curve direction, location, gender bias, and incidence of infantile idiopathic scoliosis.
Left thoracic, male, less than 1% incidence
Identify the curve direction , location, gender bias, and incidence of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Right thoracic or right thoracic and left lumbar, females, 80% incidence