“The term “congenital scoliosis” refers to a spinal deformity caused by vertebrae that are not properly formed. This occurs very early in development; in the first six weeks of embryonic formation. Congenital scoliosis does not seem to run in families. Genetic studies to date have not yielded much evidence that this condition can be inherited. Although congenital scoliosis is often discovered during the infant or toddler period, in some children it does not diagnosed until their adolescent years.” Read More
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