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What's the most common form of scoliosis?
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Dr. John Smith
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: AIS
The most common type of scoliosis is termed adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (ais).
Idiopathic means "we don't know the cause". It is most common in adolescent females and develops when they are going through their growth spurt. It is during this time of rapid growth that the curves tend to get worse. Early recognition is the key to determine the best options for management of the curve.

In brief: AIS
The most common type of scoliosis is termed adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (ais).
Idiopathic means "we don't know the cause". It is most common in adolescent females and develops when they are going through their growth spurt. It is during this time of rapid growth that the curves tend to get worse. Early recognition is the key to determine the best options for management of the curve.
Dr. John Smith
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree
In brief: Idiopathic
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is the most common type which rises to the level of scoliosis.
Lesser curves (assymetries) are more common than this.

In brief: Idiopathic
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is the most common type which rises to the level of scoliosis.
Lesser curves (assymetries) are more common than this.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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