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Fifteen-minute consultation: neuromuscular spinal deformity in disabled children
  1. Vivienne Campbell1,
  2. Jonathan D Lucas2
  1. 1Department of Paediatric Neurodisability, Chailey Heritage Clinical Services, East Sussex, UK
  2. 2Guys and St Thomas Foundation Trust, Evelina Children's Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vivienne Campbell, Department of Paediatric Neurodisability, Chailey Heritage Clinical Services, Beggars Wood Road, Nr Lewes, East Sussex BN84JN, UK; vivienne.campbell{at}


Spinal deformity is common and occasionally inevitable in children with disabilities. This article concentrates on non-ambulant children with a spinal deformity, and aims to help the paediatrician understand the challenges families and spinal surgeons face.

  • Orthopaedics
  • Neuromuscular
  • Neurology
  • Neurodisability
  • Musculo-Skeletal

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