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339 Possible Causes for Scoliosis, Unable to Stand

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    The majority of individuals are unable to sit or stand without support, and some affected children may never learn to walk.[web.archive.org] What's New in the Management of Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep. 36 (6):627-33. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] I have never been able to walk or stand.[buzzfeed.com]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    This can result in trouble standing-up. Most are unable to walk by the age of twelve. Affected muscles may look larger due to increased fat content.[dbpedia.org] One of them showed severe scoliosis. After hospitalization chest CT scan revealed extensive pulmonary bilateral segmental atelectasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children with Duchenne may be slower to sit, stand or walk. Most are unable to run and jump properly due to weakness in the core muscles of the body.[duchenne.com]

  • Paraplegia

    All individuals were unable to stand or walk independently or voluntarily move their lower extremities after their injuries.[neurologyreviews.com] Five cases of scoliosis with paraplegia are reported, and thirty-six comparable cases from the literature are reviewed.[online.boneandjoint.org.uk] The definition of success pertaining to mortality and SCI will be assessed 30 days after TAAA repair, and ‘substantial SCI’ means that the patient is unable to stand without[bmjopen.bmj.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Children can sit without support but are unable to stand or walk unaided. Children also may have respiratory difficulties.[ninds.nih.gov] This case series highlights important surgical strategies that can be utilized to treat scoliosis in patients with SMA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They are able to sit without support but are unable to stand or walk unaided, and some may lose the ability to stay seated independently over time without treatment.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    He had scoliosis and atrophic right leg change as sequelae of poliomyelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Owing to unequal muscle tension joints can become distorted, scoliosis and other deformations.[paravan.de] This patient, photographed in Africa, has kyphosis and scoliosis; spinal deformities caused by the virus.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    They are usually unable to stand without using their own body to steady themselves and, as such, present with Gower’s sign (where patients use their own hands to push off[lecturio.com] Scoliosis - occurs mainly after wheelchair dependence. Careful attention to seating is important.[patient.info] Other services, such as orthopedic surgery (for scoliosis or contractures) or cardiology (for abnormal heart rhythms or impaired cardiac function), are available as needed[kennedykrieger.org]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    Review Questions: Case 3Following surgical repair of a knife wound the patient is unable to stand or walk becausehe is unable to move or bear weight on his right leg.[slideshare.net] AIMS: In patients with myelomeningocele (MMC) and coexistent scoliosis, a spinal cord transection (SC-transection) is sometimes performed before scoliosis correction to prevent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors describe the case of an 11-year-old girl with lumbar myelomeningocele and worsening thoracolumbar scoliosis who underwent a T11-L5 fusion and spinal transection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraparesis

    I couldn’t stand longer than 20 minutes and I needed a cane to get around.[acupuncturerestoreshealth.com] Other complications caused by the disorder include high blood pressure, learning difficulties and behavioural problems and scoliosis, or curvature of the spine.[cuh.nhs.uk] Non-neurological manifestations may include ophthalmological abnormalities (cataracts, retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration), and orthopedic abnormalities (scoliosis[orpha.net]

  • Kyphosis

    A kyphosis in the thoracic spine can make you more round shouldered and unable to stand up straight. There may be pain from the discs.[britscoliosissoc.org.uk] Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) AIS is the most common type of idiopathic scoliosis and the most common type of scoliosis overall.[patient.info] Patients typically walk in a forward flexed posture being unable to stand up straight. This condition can also occur along with scoliosis causing Kyphoscoliosis.[neurosurgery.ufl.edu]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    For those who are comfortable while standing, special standing apparatus of work equipment may be considered.[boneandspine.com] Abstract The authors report a case of unilateral loss of intraoperative transcranial electrical motor evoked potentials (TES MEP) associated with a spinal cord injury during scoliosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The study was carried out on acute SCI patients who were unable to walk without any physical assistance and both groups had the same amount of training.[doi.org]

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