Escoliosis

La escoliosis, o curvatura lateral de la columna, es una condición relativamente común. La mayoría de los individuos que la presentan no necesitan cirugía o aparatos correctores porque su condición es autolimitante. Sin embargo, la escoliosis progresiva requiere de terapia. La curva en forma de "S" por lo general es más obvia en una radiografía.Escoliosis

Revision

Last reviewed 9/21/2011 by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.., and Dennis Ogiela, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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