Rett syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

Severe scoliosis. Background: Rett syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Severe S - shaped scoliosis. Fixations screws, stabilising Harrison's rods and thoracolumbar laminar wires in situ. 

Case Discussion

Rett syndrome is associated with multiple skeletal manifestations including severe spine scoliosis secondary to significant decreased bone density. 

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Case information

rID: 52888
Case created: 24th Apr 2017
Last edited: 25th Apr 2017
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