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Table 1 Histopathological alterations in the paraspinal skeletal muscle of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

From: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis without limb weakness: a differential diagnosis of core myopathy?

CASE 1 Necrosis Atrophy Hypertrophy Fatty proliferation Fibrosis Inflammation
Concave Moderate Moderate Mild Moderate Moderate Presence
Convex Mild Mild Scarce Absent Scarce Absent
Concave Scarce Scarce Absent Scarce Scarce Absent
Convex Scarce Mild Scarce Moderate Scarce Absent