Syndromic spinal deformities in The growing child

Paul D. Sponseller, Justin Yang

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Patients with syndromes rarely respond well to bracing. Involve a medial specialist or geneticist to help manage patient. The surgeon should be aware of The key medical features and prognosis of The syndrome. Imaging of entire spine and complete skeletal examination are key. Functional goals and expectations should be set with families.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Growing Spine
Subtitle of host publicationManagement of Spinal Disorders in Young Children
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9783540852063
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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