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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics in syringomyelia-associated patients with major thoracolumbar/lumbar curves

From: Selective thoracolumbar/lumbar fusion for Syringomyelia-associated scoliosis: a case-control study with Lenke 5C adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Patient No. Gender/Age Level of syringomyelia Type of syringomyelia Preoperative neurological status Major curve
(°)
Fusion level Follow-up
(mo)
1 Female/17 C4–7 slender diminished abdominal reflexes and abnormal tendon reflex 42.7 T11-L4 81
2 Male/18 C2-T2 slender headache and abnormal tendon reflex 37.4 T9-L4 36
3 Female/16 C1-T5 moniliform back pain, abnormal tendon reflex and positive Babinski sign 55.3 T8-L4 48
4 Male/11 C1-T10 slender negative 41.2 T8-L3 64
5 Female/15 T5-T8 slender negative 40.5 T11-L4 37
6 Female/11 C3-T4 distended sensor deficit and abnormal tendon reflex 41.6 T10-L3 48
7 Male/17 C4-T9 slender abnormal tendon reflex and positive Babinski sign 42.4 T9-L3 54
8 Female/12 C4-T1 distended diminished abdominal reflexes 44.9 T7-L3 36
9 Female/13 C4-C7,T5-T8 slender negative 52.8 T7-L3 48
10 Male/11 T1-T12 slender diminished abdominal reflexes, abnormal tendon reflex 76.7 T7-L4 39
11 Male/16 C5–6 circumscribed negative 45.7 T10-L4 36
12 Female/14 T3-T7 slender diminished abdominal reflexes 46.3 T10-L4 47
13 Female/15 C5-C7,T2-T4 circumscribed negative 43.5 T11-L4 52
14 Male/13 C4–7 circumscribed negative 42.6 T8-L3 40