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).

Last Updated: August 27, 2009

Author: Shannon Erstad, MBA/MPH

Medical Review: Michael J. Sexton, MD - Pediatrics & Thomas S. Renshaw, MD - Orthopedics

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