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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition that involves complex lateral and rotational curvature and deformity of the spine.

It is typically classified as congenital (caused by vertebral anomalies present at birth), idiopathic (sub-classified as infantile, juvenile, adolescent, or adult according to when onset occurred) or as having developed as a secondary symptom of another condition, such as cerebral palsy or spinal muscular atrophy.

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