Acta Medica Medianae
FINAL RESULTS OF THE SPINE DEFORMATION EXAMINATION IN
SCHOOLCHILDREN IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BOJNIK
Vukadin Ristić and Vukota Marković
Medical Center, Bojnik
The authors present the final results of the spine deformation examinationm schoolchildren in the Municipality of Bojnik. The material is based upon 1.363 children examined at the clinic, of 7 to 18 years of age. The radiological test in the suspicious cases has revealed 59 schoolchildren or 4,32 with the scoliotic posture. In 0 58 of the children there are structural changes in the form of the idiopathic scoliosis with an angle greater than 20 as measured by the Coob's. Kyphosis is discovered in 0,80.
Key words: Spine deformation, screening, scoliosis, kyphosis