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Scoliosis Research Society
SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

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Glossary items beginning with R (1).

Risser Sign - Used to evaluate skeletal and spinal maturity, this refers to the appearance of a crescent-shaped line of bone formation which appears across the top of each side of the pelvis on plain x-ray.