AssessmentsLordosis, kyphosis, and scoliosis
Lordosis, kyphosis, and scoliosis
USMLE® Step 1 style questions USMLE
USMLE® Step 2 style questions USMLE
A 13-year-old boy comes to the clinic because of a deviation in his spine that his school nurse noticed a week ago. The right half of his upper back is protuberant, especially when he bends forward. In which of the following planes does his spinal axis deviate, and how is this deformity best described?