Syndromic scoliosis

Syndromic scoliosis means that a sideways curve of the spine develops as part of a syndrome. A syndrome is a condition that is made up of lots of symptoms (signs) that appear together.

Some syndromes where scoliosis is likely to happen are connective tissue disorders (Marfan’s and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome),trisomy 21, Prada-Willi, Retts syndrome and Beale’s syndrome.

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