Posttraumatic Spinal Deformity

Children with traumatic spinal injuries are more likely to develop skeletal deformities. The age of the patient and the level of the injury determine the incidence of late deformity.

Scoliosis is the most frequent deformity, followed by kyphosis and then by lordosis. Factors such as injury to the osteochondral growth plate, disruption of the posterior ligaments, as well as spinal cord necrosis and syringomyelia, have all been associated with post-traumatic deformity. Pain, progressive neurological deficits and pulmonary complications have been seen in these patients - so close follow-up is essential.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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