Scoliosis in Rett syndrome.


Scoliosis is the most common orthopaedic problem encountered in Rett syndrome. It is characterized by a long C-shaped thoracolumbar curve of neurologic origin. The occurrence of scoliosis in Rett syndrome is age-dependent, with a reported incidence of 36% to 100%. The onset of scoliosis is usually before age 8 years, and rapid curve progression is usually… (More)


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