Congenital scoliosis

What is Congenital scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine is curved from side to side. Although it is a complex three-dimensional deformity, on an X-ray, viewed from the rear, the spine of an individual with scoliosis can resemble an "S" or a "C".

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With congenital scoliosis, hemi vertebrae T5, curve at 55 degrees, 13 year old, was 44 just a few months ago, now progressed last xray Mar 12, 2013...

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55 degree scoliosis is concerning. you still in growing phase. How about menstrual periods? you tend to grow 1.5 to2 years after the starting of...

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I have congenital scoliosis in the lumber area and a few years ago was told the last vertabrae is crumbling. I am now in so much pain, sitting,...

doctor1 MD

Hi, thanks for the question.

You have increasing back pain and now you are having radicular symptoms. I would say YES, you should see someone about...

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My 4 year old son has congenital scoliosis with 80 deg
Other problems
1. VSD
2. Split in biofita
3. chest wall missing
4. liver cage (3 ribs)...

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Thanks for writing to us.
I understand your concern. The curve is quite big and need to be addressed. Another option is VAPTER- Chest to pelvis rod...

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