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Kyphosis or scoliosis==which is a bigger medical problem for a teenager?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Usually scoliosis

More scoliosis in teen ager than kyphosis.

In brief: Usually scoliosis

More scoliosis in teen ager than kyphosis.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hard to say

It is hard to say and is primarily based upon the size of the spinal deformity.
In general, severe cases of scoliosis are much more likely to cause medical problems such as heart or lung failure than kyphotic deformities. Thank you for your question.

In brief: Hard to say

It is hard to say and is primarily based upon the size of the spinal deformity.
In general, severe cases of scoliosis are much more likely to cause medical problems such as heart or lung failure than kyphotic deformities. Thank you for your question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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