Kyphosis chest x ray

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Overview

X-ray of the spine should be done in kyphosis to better observe the extent of deformity, and the possible impact on internal organs.

Chest X ray

Shown below is a chest X ray (postero-anterior view) of a 53 year old man with severe kyphosis.

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Shown below is a chest X ray (lateral view) of the above patient.

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Sources

Copyleft images obtained courtesy of Cafer Zorkun MD PhD.

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