scoliosis

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sco·li·o·sis

 (skō′lē-ō′sĭs, skŏl′ē-)
n.
Abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.

[Greek skolios, crooked + -osis.]

sco′li·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

scoliosis

(ˌskɒlɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, of congenital origin or caused by trauma or disease of the vertebrae or hipbones. Compare kyphosis, lordosis
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a curving, from skolios bent]
scoliotic adj

sco•li•o•sis

(ˌskoʊ liˈoʊ sɪs, ˌskɒl i-)

n.
an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. Compare kyphosis, lordosis (def. 1).
[1700–10; < Greek skolíōsis bend = skoliō-, variant s. of skolioûsthai to be bent, v. derivative of skoliós curved, bent + -sis -sis]
sco`li•ot′ic (-ˈɒt ɪk) adj.

sco·li·o·sis

(skō′lē-ō′sĭs)
Abnormal sideways curvature of the spine.

scoliosis

lateral curvature of the spine. — scoliotic, adj.
See also: Body, Human

scoliosis

Abnormal curvature of the spine to the side.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scoliosis - an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column
spinal curvature - an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
Translations
skolióza

scoliosis

[ˌskəʊlɪˈəʊsɪs] Nescoliosis f

sco·li·o·sis

n. escoliosis, desviación lateral pronunciada de la columna vertebral.

scoliosis

n escoliosis f
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In all of the patients with scoliosis, idiopathic scoliosis took up about 90%, and others included congenital scoliosis, neuromuscular scoliosis, and neurofibromatosis.
Congenital scoliosis and kyphosis are caused by a number of congenital deformities of the vertebrae, which can be recognized from the third month of age and are associated with symptoms of paralysis and ataxia (Carvallo et al.
Sarah Cameron, 14, from Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, suffers from congenital scoliosis, which left her struggling to walk and breathe.
Exclusion criteria consisted of: another scoliosis type (such as congenital scoliosis etc.
TWO-YEAR-OLD Jhaymie Zane Garcia suffers from congenital scoliosis in which the spine curves sideways.
Orthopedic, neurosurgery, and other medical specialists from Europe, North America, Egypt, and Malaysia provide 34 chapters that cover the growth and development of the spine, including the genetics of congenital scoliosis and abnormal vertebral segmentation and the respiratory implications of abnormal spinal development; congenital deformities of the spine; infantile idiopathic scoliosis; the growing rod treatment and the Shilla procedure; neuromuscular scoliosis; syndromic scoliosis; perioperative care; international viewpoints; and clinical trials, whether there is a gold standard surgical option, the use of magnetic growing rods, and current gaps in knowledge.
The last is type 3 which is divided into secondary adult curves in the context of an oblique pelvis, for example, due to a leg length discrepancy or hip pathology as well as a secondary curve in idiopathic, neuromuscular, and congenital scoliosis and also asymmetrical anomalies at the lumbosacral junction, and in the context of a metabolic bone disease (mostly osteoporosis) combined with asymmetric arthritic disease and/or vertebral fractures [1].
It can be congenital scoliosis, which is caused by a bone abnormality present at birth.
Patients with Klippel-Feil syndrome should undergo evaluation for associated abnormalities like fused ribs, absent ribs, congenital scoliosis, and Sprengel's deformity.
Deirdre McDonnell, from Drogheda, Co Louth, has suffered from crippling congenital scoliosis since she was born, and doctors feared she wouldn't live past the age of seven.
Figure 2) Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis is defined as a spinal curvature diagnosed between 3 years and 9 years 11 months of age, whereas congenital scoliosis is associated with bony abnormalities of the spine present at birth.

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