Thursday, October 3, 2013


You are observing this adolescent patient from the back while he bends forward at the waist until the spine is parallel to the horizontal plane. The feet are together, knees straight ahead, arms hanging free.

Challenge: What is this device?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...


This is a scoliometer showing a thoracic prominence on the right side.

Source: UpToDate.