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Can you tell me the short and long term effects of scoliosis?
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine
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In brief: Shorter
Shorter height, possible pain or shortness of breath, if bad enough.

In brief: Shorter
Shorter height, possible pain or shortness of breath, if bad enough.
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Cosmetic
For the vast majority of patients the short and long term issues are centered around cosmesis.
Long term, more severe scoliosis can have cardiopulmonary implications, but only for very severe curves >90 degrees.

In brief: Cosmetic
For the vast majority of patients the short and long term issues are centered around cosmesis.
Long term, more severe scoliosis can have cardiopulmonary implications, but only for very severe curves >90 degrees.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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