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Curve Patterns of King et al for Idiopathic Thoracic Scoliosis

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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King et al developed a classification scheme for idiopathic thoracic and combined thoracolumbar scoliosis. It was based on the curves described by Moe and is used to help guide management including placement of Harrington rods. The authors are from the Twin Cities Scoliosis Center in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

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