Disease Information for Scoliosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Epigastric apical impulse
Heart border dullness increased
Heart murmur
Systolic murmur
Hip Inner Thigh Pain
Back Pain
Hip Pain
Hip Pain In a Child
Leg length difference
Limited spine motion/stiffness
Low Back Pain in Children
Rigidity of back
Swelling Low Back Area
Asymmetric body/build
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Maffucci syndrome
Patient/Rapidly growing
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Expiratory reserve volume decreased
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Heart position/abnormal/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Spine Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Lumbar spinal stenosis
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Dorsal spine/Osteoarthritis
Kyphoscoliosis
Lateral scoliosis/Rotosclerosis
Scoliosis
Scoliosis heart disease
Spinal cord compression
Chest Deformity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Axial skeletal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Orthopedic procedure/surgery
Other Treatments
TX/Casting/immobilization.
Definition

An appreciable lateral deviation in the normally straight vertical line of the spine. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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