Friedreich's ataxia and scoliosis: the experience at two institutions.


PURPOSE Friedreich's ataxia is a genetically transmitted, progressive spinocerebellar degenerative disease characterized by ataxia. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the demographics, progression, nonoperative, and operative treatment of spinal deformities in patients with Friedreich's ataxia at 2 tertiary pediatric orthopaedic hospitals. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318164fa79


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@article{Milbrandt2008FriedreichsAA, title={Friedreich's ataxia and scoliosis: the experience at two institutions.}, author={Todd A. Milbrandt and Justin R Kunes and Lori A. Karol}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={2008}, volume={28 2}, pages={234-8} }