Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
An International Organization Dedicated to the Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Our Mission is to Foster Optimal Care for All Patients with Spinal Deformities
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Congenital Kyphosis

Prognosis

Minor kyphotic deformities less than 40 degrees are unlikely to become painful or progress into adulthood. Larger untreated curves, especially in the lumbar spine, may be associated in adulthood with stiffness and pain.