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Kyphoscoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine in both a coronal and sagittal plane. It is a combination of kyphosis and scoliosis.
Images shown below are courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology
- Back braces can control moderate deformities.
- Surgical correction is attempted in some to fix spine and arrest progression of the deformity.
- Oxygen on long term may be necessary in patients with significant hypoxemia.