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Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Screening

Release Date: January 2018

Recommendation Summary

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Children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years.

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To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: June 2016

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. June 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/adolescent-idiopathic-scoliosis-screening1

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