Prevalence and incidence of scoliosis in Turner syndrome: a study in 49 girls followed-up for 4 years.

@article{Ricotti2011PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and incidence of scoliosis in Turner syndrome: a study in 49 girls followed-up for 4 years.},
  author={Susanna Ricotti and Lucia Petrucci and G Carenzio and Catherine Klersy and Valeria Calcaterra and Daniela Larizza and Elena Dalla Toffola},
  journal={European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={447-53}
}
BACKGROUND Turner syndrome (TS) is a sex chromosome abnormality in females characterized by gonadal dysgenesis, short stature and skeletal malformations like kyphosis and scoliosis. AIM To evaluate the prevalence of scoliosis and its incidence over 4 year follow-up. DESIGN Consists in two parts: cross sectional study and longitudinal study. SETTING… CONTINUE READING