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Neuromuscular scoliosis 

Neuromuscular scoliosis
Neuromuscular scoliosis

Jeremy Fairbank

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date: 18 May 2022

All children with neurogenic or myogenic conditions are at risk of developing scoliosis

The more severe the involvement, particularly in those who cannot stand, the more likely is the curve to progress

Surgery is the only effective way of treating these curves, and in general the earlier the better.

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