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Debido a que se desconoce la causa de escoliosis en la mayoría de los casos, actualmente no se conocen maneras para reducir el riesgo de escoliosis.


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonswebsite. Disponible en: .

Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 10th ed. Mosby; 2003.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease website. Disponible en: .

Scoliosis Research Societywebsite. Disponible en: .

Last reviewed septiembre 2012 by Kari Kassir, MD

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