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Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1

Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1: Introduction

Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1: Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that is greater than 10 degrees. Idiopathic means that there is no discernable cause for the condition. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing scoliosis. Type 1 is linked to a gene on chromosome 19p13.3. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1

  • Curvature of the spine
  • Difference in shoulder height
  • Difference in hip height or position
  • Difference in shoulder blade height or position
  • One shoulder blade sticks out more than the other
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1

  • Treatment options include observation while child is growing, bracing, and surgery
  • Many curves do not progress enough to require treatment
  • Spinal curve progression may occur despite bracing; however, for idiopathic scoliosis, response to brace wearing is dose-related and many patients do not like to wear the brace
  • Exercise and electrical stimulation have not been shown to alter natural progression of curve
  • Bracing for curves in 20-40 degree range may slow curve progression but does not reduce the magnitude of curve despite a well-made brace and compliance
  • more treatments...»

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Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1:

  • Physical deformity in severe untreated cases
  • Debilitation pain in severe untreated cases
  • Psychological stress in severe untreated cases
  • more complications...»

Causes of Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1

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  1. Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Susceptibility to, 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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