Familial idiopathic scoliosis: evidence of an X-linked susceptibility locus.

@article{Justice2003FamilialIS,
  title={Familial idiopathic scoliosis: evidence of an X-linked susceptibility locus.},
  author={Cristina M. Justice and Nancy Hadley Miller and Beth A. Marosy and Jun Yu Zhang and Alexander F. Wilson},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={589-94}
}
STUDY DESIGN A genomic screen and statistical linkage analysis of a large sample of families with individuals having idiopathic scoliosis was performed. OBJECTIVES To identify an X-linked susceptibility locus involved in the expression of familial idiopathic scoliosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA A large sample of families with individuals having idiopathic scoliosis (202 families; 1198 individuals) were diagnosed through physical examination and radiographic criteria, and genomic screening… CONTINUE READING

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