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A child has scoliosis with a 40-degree curvature of the spine, and the parent is worried about pulmonary involvement. What statement by the healthcare professional is most appropriate? select one


Scoliosis is a bone disorder and does not affect the lungs.          

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Yes, we should obtain pulmonary function studies soon.

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Scoliosis severe enough to involve the lungs would be fatal.       

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The lungs aren't affected until the curvature is over 80 degrees. 1      

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