Scoliosis

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Scoliosis

  • Scoliosis may make the interpretation of a chest X-ray more difficult
  • Thoracic scoliosis usually has a rotational element and so assessment of heart size may not be accurate
  • Note: A chest X-ray is not usually used to assess a scoliosis. If treatment is being considered then specific scoliosis views are required