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.
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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
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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.
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sco·li·o·sis

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

lateral curvature of the spine. — scoliotic, adj.
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scoliosis

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

scoliosis

[ˌskəʊlɪˈəʊsɪs] Nescoliosis f
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sco·li·o·sis

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

n escoliosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Dr Zaid Alabuaidi, consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in paediatric spine surgery, who explained the condition of Mohammad Hassouneh, said: "The child suffered from congenital scoliosis and at the age of 8 had undergone surgery to place a bilateral vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib and a Magec rod, This is a kind of fixation device to help support the spine and reduce the curvature and needs to be tightened every six months until the individual experiences skeletal growth which is usually up to the age of 14."
By printing anything from aortas to spines in congenital scoliosis cases to craniomaxillofacial models targeting cancerous tumors, asymmetries or other abnormalities, the lab has facilitated better patient outcomes faster.
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., 2010).
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.), neuromuscular diseases (such as Polio, muscle dystrophies, and cerebral palsy), cervical torticollis, unilateral hearing or visual loss, history of spinal or abdominal surgery, history of low back pain during the last 6 months, and wearing a brace as a treatment method for the scoliosis.
Numerous methods have been described for the treatment of congenital scoliosis. Among these hemivertebrae, excision is the only method that enables total correction of the deformity by eliminating the pathology and has predictable results [2, 3, 6].
Xiao et al., "TBX6 null variants and a common hypomorphic allele in congenital scoliosis," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
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].

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