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Miami, OK
A 36-year-old female asked:

Daughter was diagnosed with a 11 degree levoconvex curvature of lower thoracic spine and incomplete closure of s1. is it common to wait to treat 1 yr?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Treatment if any depends on both age and degree of curve. A young pre-teen or teen with this finding might be watched every 3- 6 mo, while someone who has finished growing might not be seen more than once a year.
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