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Neuromuscular scoliosis 

Neuromuscular scoliosis
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Neuromuscular scoliosis
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Jeremy Fairbank

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.003012
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date: 12 December 2019

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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