Rett syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


Severe scoliosis. Background: Rett syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Severe S - shaped scoliosis. Fixations screws, stabilizing 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
Published: 24th Apr 2017
Last edited: 25th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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