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A Study on the Relationship Scoliotic Curve and Cervical Lordosis, Lumar Lordosis and Ferguson Angle in Spinal Scoliosis Patient
The Journal of Korea CHUNA Manual Medicine for Spine & Nerves 2010;5:33-41
Published online December 30, 2010
Copyright © 2010 Korean Society of Chuna manual Medicine for Spine & Nerves.

Seok Kim·Hyun-Seok Yoon·Hyo-Jung Bahn·Hae-Chan Jeong·Sun-Kyu Yeom·Eun-Seok Jin and Han-Kyum Kim

Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Objectives : This study is designed to find out the relationship of scoliotic curve, cervical lordosis, lumbar lordosis and Ferguson's angle. Method : The study was composed of 46 scoliosis patients who had single curvature(Group I) on their lumbar spine(Group I-A) or thoracic spine(Group I-B) and 38 patients who had double curvature(Group II) on their lumbar and thoracic spine. The patients were evaluated with X-ray findings of full spine AP and Lateral views and statistically analyzed. Results : 1. Group II showed a significant increase in scoliotic curve angle as compared with Group I(P<0.05) 2. Scoliotic curve has a negative relationship with cervical lordosis in group II Conclusion : 1. The patients who has double curvature of spine had higher scoliotic curve angle compared with who has single curvature. 2. The Scoliotic curve and cervical lordosis was statistically concerned on patients who has double curvature of spine.
Keywords : scoliosis, cervical lordosis, lumbar lordosis, Ferguson angle


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