Case Reports in Orthopedics / 2020 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

A Rare Case of Proximal Junctional Failure with Delayed Infection after Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Report of Two Cases

Figure 1

The 72-year-old female patient received PSF (Th10 to ilium). (a) Immediate postoperation whole spine posterior-anterior (PA) standing radiograph demonstrates normal coronal alignment. (b) Immediate postoperation whole spine lateral standing radiograph demonstrates normal sagittal alignment. (c) Immediate postrevision lateral view shows normal sagittal alignment. (d) PA view at readmission shows severe PJK (PJA 33.4 deg.). (e) T1-weighed MR image (T1WI) around the UIV area shows bone destruction of both UIV and UIV+1 vertebra. (f) T2WI around the UIV area shows fluid correction around the UIV vertebra. (g) CT scan around the UIV area shows bone destruction of both UIV and UIV+1 vertebra.
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