1980 年 29 巻 2 号 p. 223-226
Radiographic examinations were done in 61 cases who had lumbar scoliosis due to disc degeneration.
1) Frequency of them were 12.4% of all the patients (508 cases) who visited Kyushu University hospital for their back pain from Jan. '76 to June '76.
2) They were classified 2 groups. The one had severe disc degenerations and osteoarthritic changes, the other didn't have them.
3) Structural curves tend to be seen in the older patients. The older patients had higher degrees of curve than the younger patients.
4) In many of them, the degrees of curve was within 15 degrees. The higher the deeree of the curve, the more frequent retrolisthesis and lateral slipping were recognized.