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cobweb icon Archived: Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: Screening

Original Release Date: June 2004

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendation

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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against the routine screening of asymptomatic adolescents for idiopathic scoliosis. 


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Archived: Supporting Documents

Archived: Clinical Summary

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This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.

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