Scheuermann’s disease is a self-limiting skeletal disorder of childhood. Scheuermann’s disease describes a condition where the vertebrae grow unevenly with. Thoracic Scheuermann’s Kyphosis. most common form. Thoracolumbar/lumbar Scheuermann’s Kyphosis. less common; associated with. Abstract Scheuermann kyphosis is a structural deformity of the thoracic or Resumen La cifosis de Scheuermann es una deformidad estructural de la columna.

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They will then often be required scheueermann wear a brace for several months to ensure the spine heals correctly leaving the patient with the correct posture. While many patients are typically interested in getting surgery for their correction, it is important to realize sheuermann surgery aims to reduce pain, and not cosmetic defect.

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Surgery fifosis considered for those with severe, progressive kyphosis and or back pain that is not responding dde non-surgical care. Relationship between initial correction vs. Archived from the original on For this reason, there are many treatment methods and options available that aim to correct the kyphosis while the spine is still growing, and especially aim to d it from worsening.

This uneven growth results in the signature “wedging” shape of the vertebrae, causing kyphosis. The technique of vertebral shortening by Ponte osteotomy also known as Smith-Petersen osteotomy at the apex of the deformity, together with transpedicular instrumentation and posterior arthrodesis, has also been described, with good results and few complications.


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Severe kyphosis can cause pain and be disfiguring. All the patients were submitted to the same surgical technique. Of the 12 patients with Scheuermann’s disease, five were operated on; two women and three men, with an average age of Showing of 3 extracted citations. Scheuermann’s kyphosis Scheuermann’s disease Scheuermann kyphosis Juvenile thoracic kyphosis Scheuermann-Delahaye’s disease Vertebral epiphisitis Kyphosis dorsalis juvenilis Classical Scheuermann disease Classic Scheuemann disease Scheuermann’s disease.

Wenger DR, Leach J. Scheuermann’s disease is considered to be a form of juvenile osteochondrosis of the spine.

Kyphosis care at Mayo Clinic. Its exact echeuermann is unknown but a proposed mechanism is by aseptic necrosis of the ring vertebral apophyses. How to cite this article.

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To increase the flexibility of the deformity, Ponte type osteotomies were carried out. From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Its exact etiology is not known, but a hereditary correlation has been found. Four patients had associated symptoms, particularly pain lumbago and dorsal lumbago.

Course Progression is most pronounced during growth spurt and then slows after reaching skeletal maturity.

Services on Demand Journal. Natural history is controverted for the severity of the pain and the physical disability. As always, surgical intervention should be used as a last resort once conservative treatment fails or the patient’s health is in imminent danger as any surgical procedure is not without risk; however, the chances of complication are relatively low and the surgeries are often successful. Through this research, he has helped to improve outcomes and decrease complications in the treatment of this condition.


In addition to the pain associated with Scheuermann’s disease, many sufferers of the disorder have loss of vertebral height, and depending on where the apex of the curve is, may have a visual ‘hunchback’ or ’roundback’.

The British Journal of Radiology. The vertebral shortening technique with posterior instrumentation eliminates the use of the anterior approach to release the anterior longitudinal ligament.

Resultados de uma pesquisa. The treatment objectives are to prevent progression, cifosls the deformity, alleviate the pain, and improve the patient’s appearance. It is an observational, descriptive and retrospective study Case series carried out in the period towith a total of 12 patients diagnosed with Scheuermann’s disease, who underwent surgery during the study period.

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The classic surgical procedure partially entails entering two titanium rods, each roughly one and a half feet long depending on the size of the khyphosisinto the back on either side of the spine. Rev Esp Cir Ortop Traumatol. CS1 Danish-language sources da Infobox medical condition.