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Sean N. Neifert, Lauren K. Grant, Jonathan J. Rasouli, Ian Thomas McNeill, Samuel K. Cho, and John M. Caridi

demonstrated severe cervicothoracic kyphoscoliosis with a Cobb angle of 224.9°, as measured using the technique described by Karikari et al. ( Fig. 1 ). 1 There was fusion of the T4–8 vertebral bodies on CT and a horizontal section of spinal column consistent with α-type deformities ( Fig. 2A and B ). Furthermore, axial T2-weighted MRI showed his spine to be horizontal at the T4–8 levels with associated syringomyelia ( Fig. 2C and D ). A 3D-printed reconstruction of his spine further confirmed his α-type spinal deformity ( Fig. 3 ). Due to his history, examination, and