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Release Date: June 2004
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents.
Summary of Recommendation
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against the routine screening of asymptomatic adolescents for idiopathic scoliosis.
Grade: D Recommendation.
Current as of June 2004
Screening for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents, Topic Page. June 2004. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsaisc.htm