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How long does it take for a scoliosis to progress? It is very minor, and difficult to tell. The patient is a 18 year old male.

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Three good points

You are a male, you pass the growth sprout and you have minor scoliosis, all those factors god indicators for very slow progression.

In brief: Three good points

You are a male, you pass the growth sprout and you have minor scoliosis, all those factors god indicators for very slow progression.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. William Betts
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Scoliosis

Usually progresses most rapidly about the time of puberty.
It is doubtful that it will change significantly in an 18 year old boy. He should be followed for change. The can sometimes be muscle disorders or spinal disorders that can cause scoliosis to progress.

In brief: Scoliosis

Usually progresses most rapidly about the time of puberty.
It is doubtful that it will change significantly in an 18 year old boy. He should be followed for change. The can sometimes be muscle disorders or spinal disorders that can cause scoliosis to progress.
Dr. William Betts
Dr. William Betts
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