A 10 year old girl falls out of a tree and X-rays show small fractures of the transverse processes of T3 to T5 on the right side. She will be watched for what abnormal spinal curvature over the next several years?

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Dec 12, 2017

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Kyphosis.

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Since the T3 and T5 are on the upper part of the spine, she would most likely suffer from kyphosis.

https://www.spineuniverse.com/conditions/kyphosis

Scoliosis may be another abnormal curvature she may have to be watched for since you mentioned they were damaged on the right side.

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