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Syndromal scoliosis

Evan M. Davies

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.003013

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Syndromal scoliosis

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Syndromes which affect bone and muscle may affect the ability of the spinal column to stay balanced and lead to scoliosis

Scoliosis associated with syndromes behaves differently from idiopathic scoliosis

Intervention in syndromic scoliosis may require more complex intervention and multiagency support.

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Reproduction, Growth and Development

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