Case Reports in Orthopedics / 2020 / Article / Fig 2

Case Report

Dandy-Walker Syndrome Associated with Scoliosis: Clinical Presentation, Preoperative Assessment, and Treatment

Figure 2

Preoperative posteroanterior (a) and lateral (b) radiographs of the spine show a severe right thoracic scoliosis producing thoracic translocation and spinal decompensation to the right with marked waistline asymmetry. Note that the global sagittal balance of the spine is retained as thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis are compensated. However, the cervical spine is in a mildly kyphotic position. A supine X-ray was obtained with longitudinal traction (c) as part of the preoperative assessment, and this demonstrates that the thoracic curve retains mild flexibility.

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