What are the possible complications of Scheuermann disease (juvenile kyphosis)?

Updated: Sep 08, 2020
  • Author: Jozef E Nowak, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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  • Complications that may develop from Scheuermann's disease include chronic back pain, progressive deformity, and neurologic deficits. Following operative treatment, the most common complication is pseudoarthrosis, following by instrumentation failure and secondary loss of correction.


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