Contraposed curve patterns in monozygotic twins

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1976 May;(116):35-7.

Abstract

Monozygotic twins with Marfan's disease presented with opposing lumbar curve patterns. Differences in degrees of curvature correspond to the levels of severity of other clinical manifestations of the disease.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Diseases in Twins*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Marfan Syndrome / diagnostic imaging
  • Marfan Syndrome / genetics*
  • Pregnancy
  • Radiography
  • Scoliosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Scoliosis / genetics*
  • Twins*
  • Twins, Monozygotic*