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Is scoliosis inherited?

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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Yes

Most forms of scoliosis have a hereditary pattern.
The exact inheritance pattern is not yet known. However we know that scoliosis tends to be more common in twins and in families with a known history of the disease.

In brief: Yes

Most forms of scoliosis have a hereditary pattern.
The exact inheritance pattern is not yet known. However we know that scoliosis tends to be more common in twins and in families with a known history of the disease.
Dr. Chintan Sampat
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: It runs in families

But the exactgenic issuecis unknown moms ewith scoliosis should check daughters.

In brief: It runs in families

But the exactgenic issuecis unknown moms ewith scoliosis should check daughters.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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