Scoliosis

  • Holger Pettersson
  • Derek C. F. Harwood-Nash

Abstract

Scoliosis and kyphosis, alone or in combination, are important general changes of the spine. They may be congenital in origin, neuromuscular, secondary to other lesions, or idiopathic.

Keywords

Astrocytoma Neurofibromatosis Neurofibroma Achondroplasia Metrizamide 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Pettersson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Derek C. F. Harwood-Nash
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada
  2. 2.University of LundSweden
  3. 3.University of TorontoCanada

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