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Myelomeningocele Cyst and Spinal Cord Abnormalities

Explore the various complications and sequelae associated with myelomeningocele cyst, including hip flexor tightness, bowel problems, hydrocephalus, and more. Learn about conditions like tethered cord syndrome, Arnold Chiari malformation, diastematomyelia, and their implications.

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What is the age range for adolescent dextroscoliosis screening?

10-16 years old for both girls and boys

Which test is used to differentiate between Non-Structural and Structural scoliosis?

Lateral Bending Test

What does the term 'Apical Vertebra' refer to?

The most rotated vertebra, farthest from midline, and least tilted

Which surgical approach corrects both curvature and rotation in scoliosis?

<p>Anterior Approach</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary characteristic of a decompensated scoliosis?

<p>Primary curve is not equal to the secondary curve</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which orthotic device is recommended when the apex of the curvature is at or above T6?

<p><strong>Milwaukee</strong> (Apex T6)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of Posterior Approach in scoliosis surgery?

<p>Correct both curvature and rotation</p> Signup and view all the answers

'Risser-Fergusson' method is used for which purpose related to scoliosis?

<p>'Measuring amount of vertebral rotation'</p> Signup and view all the answers

'Yamamoto' brace is indicated when which spinal condition is present?

<p><strong>Apex below T8</strong></p> Signup and view all the answers

'Habitual Asymmetric Posture' is mentioned as one of the causes of scoliosis. Which other cause is also listed?

<p>'LLD'</p> Signup and view all the answers

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