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I didn't know what category this belonged in so I put it here!
Last October I was diagnosed with moderate scoliosis with a 30 degree lumbar curve and about an 11 degree upper curve, and the doctor said I was done growing and nothing to worry about. My hip stuck out quite a bit so that's how they found out. But when I went for my 6 month check up my spine went from being a visible S, it is now more like a C with a tiny curve where the 11 degree used to be. I had an alarmingly big trunk shift and unbearable back pain so I went for an MRI to see why and today I had the follow up. The results came back as normal and The doctor measured that I had about a 4cm trunk shift (my hip sticks out a lot now, you can probably imagine my level of self-consciousness as a teenage girl) and he compared my X-rays and MRI for a while. Then he showed us a tiny spot on the bottom of my spine in both X-rays and the MRI exactly where the pain is, saying it is a small hole and probably a benign osteo-something tumour. He said it so fast I can't remember it. And that he would call the radiologist to arrange a bone scan or a CT scan. He said if it is the tumour, they do a small surgery to get it out. And he didn't say much about it (hence the why I'm going for a scan) but that the tumour does cause spinal deformity and back pain. But if it is what they think, when they take it out, will my trunk shift go away and the spine become more straight? Because I am not an applicant for the surgery but I seriously resent my appearance so much it's affecting my personal life immensely. And I know I shouldn't be worried and should definitely ask my doctor all these questions, but I'd be comfortable with some immediate information. Where do these tumours come from? I read they can be pretty uncommon, any spinal tumour actually, is that true? In all the pictures it looked about the same size, but lately the pain is getting far worse, so is it getting worse?
If there is any information anybody can offer it'd be really appreciated !