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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Spinal epidural lipomatosis – an easily ignored secondary intraspinal disorder in spinal kyphotic deformities

  Congenital kyphosis Scheuermann kyphosis Tuberculotic kyphosis Control
Number 16 40 13 69
Age 13.9 ± 2.7 18.0 ± 5.5 23.8 ± 8.6 18.1 ± 6.5
Sex (male/female) 6/10 34/6 8/5 48/21
BMI (kg/m2) 18.9 ± 2.9 24.0 ± 2.7 21.7 ± 2.4 22.0 ± 3.4
Degree of kyphosis 63° ± 20° 74° ± 9° 88° ± 22° --
Apex location
 Thoracic spine 9 (56.3%) 34 (85.0%) 9 (69.2%) --
 Lumbar spine 7 (43.7%) 6 (15.0%) 4 (30.8%) --