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Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Picture of scoliosis

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Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves abnormally from side to side (S-shaped or C-shaped) rather than being straight. The spine may also be twisted (rotated).

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical Reviewer Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
Last Revised July 21, 2011

Last Revised: July 21, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics

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