Scheuermann’s Disease

 

Scheuermann's Disease
Scheuermann’s Disease

 

Scheuermann's Disease
Scheuermann’s Disease

 

Scheuermann's Disease
Scheuermann’s Disease

Scheuermann’s Disease – Idiopathic adolescent kyphosis / juvenile dorsal kyphosis

– Osteochondritis of ring epiphysis of vertebral body ( due to defective endochondral ossification of vertebral end plates )

– second most common deformity after idiopathic Adoloscent scoliosis

– most common form of fixed kyphosis

– 12 to 17 year old age group
– painless kyphotic deformity

– Milwaukee brace

– indications for surgery
Pain , defective cosmetics , rigid deformity , curve more than 70-75 degrees

– surgery — anterior release plus posterior instrumentation and fusion

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