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Scoliosis



Question :
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What is the diagnosis?

Discussion :
Scoliosis. It is a condition that involves complex lateral and rotational curvature and deformity of the spine. It is typically classified as congenital {caused by vertebral anomalies present at birth}, idiopathic {sub-classified as infantile, juvenile, adolescent, or adult according to when onset occurred} or as having developed as a secondary symptom of another condition, such as cerebral palsy or spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment consists of Observation, Bracing or Surgery {Spinal fusion with instrumentation} depending on the severity of the deformity.

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Last Shown : Nov 2009
 
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