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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine. Scoliosis screening is often performed routinely in junior high school/middle school, and many early cases are detected that previously would have gone unrecognized unless they became more advanced.






Review Date: 5/21/2012
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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