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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
CASE 2
Concave Scarce Scarce Absent Scarce Scarce Absent
Convex Scarce Mild Scarce Moderate Scarce Absent