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We just found out that my younger sister has scoliosis? Is it genetic?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree

In brief: It is thought to be

Although the mode of inheritance is not well understood.
In adulthood, scoliosis is well tolerated when it is mild.

In brief: It is thought to be

Although the mode of inheritance is not well understood.
In adulthood, scoliosis is well tolerated when it is mild.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Checlk the girls in the family it is still a uncommon disorder to pass along.

In brief: Yes

Checlk the girls in the family it is still a uncommon disorder to pass along.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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