A 26-year-old female asked:
I had a chest xray today for a cough. results say mild lower thoracic scoliosis convexity to the right. should i be concerned? also, mild bronchitis.
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Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
No: Scoliosis curves in the thoracic spine that are less than 45 degrees will not typically progress or cause any problems. The descriptive "mild" scoliosis indicates a curve much less than that. No worries.
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