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Surgical Correction of Dystrophic Spinal Curves in Neurofibromatosis

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Description: Surgical Correction of Dystrophic Spinal Curves in Neurofibromatosis: A Review of 56 Patients.
Spine. 24(21):2247, November 1, 1999. (abstract) Parisini, Patrizio MD *; Di Silvestre, Mario MD *; Greggi, Tiziana MD *; Paderni, Stefania MD *; Cervellati, Stefano MD *; Savini, Romolo MD *+
Conclusions. The severe dystrophic curve with anterior vertebral scalloping always requires combined anterior and posterior stabilization, particularly in younger patients, even if the sagittal curves have not become pathologic by the time of presentation.

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