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It can become very curved - doctors call this kyphosis.
If stability remains in doubt, a trial of nonoperative bracing with careful follow-up to identify any progressive kyphosis is a reasonable option.
Kyphosis. Kyphosis is an abnormal outward curvature of the spine at the back, sometimes called hunchback when it occurs in the upper back.
Children with Marfan may develop kyphosis either in the upper (thoracic) spine or the lower (lumbar) spine.
In addition, the child's spine should be x rayed in order to measure the extent of scoliosis or kyphosis.