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Signs of scoliosis ?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: The most common

Symptom of scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine.
Often this is a mild change and may be first noticed by a friend or family member. Those affected may notice that their clothes do not fit as they did previously or that pant legs are longer on one side that the other. Scoliosis may cause the head to appear off center or one hip or shoulder to be higher than the opposite side.

In brief: The most common

Symptom of scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine.
Often this is a mild change and may be first noticed by a friend or family member. Those affected may notice that their clothes do not fit as they did previously or that pant legs are longer on one side that the other. Scoliosis may cause the head to appear off center or one hip or shoulder to be higher than the opposite side.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Complex system

The nervous system contains two main categories or types of cells: neurons and glial cells.

In brief: Complex system

The nervous system contains two main categories or types of cells: neurons and glial cells.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many diseases

Pupils are holes in the center of the iris.
They normally change their size according to the light. If light is bright they will reduce in size and in the case of insufficient light, both of them will enlarge. This is a reflex and simply cannot be controlled. Medications, head injury, horner syndrome (tumor in the brain), eye drops use.And many others.

In brief: Many diseases

Pupils are holes in the center of the iris.
They normally change their size according to the light. If light is bright they will reduce in size and in the case of insufficient light, both of them will enlarge. This is a reflex and simply cannot be controlled. Medications, head injury, horner syndrome (tumor in the brain), eye drops use.And many others.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Back asymmetric

Lean forward and touch toes ( legs straight).
Examiner standing behind you will notice a " hump" on one side of upper back.

In brief: Back asymmetric

Lean forward and touch toes ( legs straight).
Examiner standing behind you will notice a " hump" on one side of upper back.
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: SCOLIOSIS

The thoracolumbar spine has curvature either to the right or left like s- shape so the posture of the person is irregular or not straight.

In brief: SCOLIOSIS

The thoracolumbar spine has curvature either to the right or left like s- shape so the posture of the person is irregular or not straight.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Can be subtle

In many cases, the findings on a patient with even a large scoliosis curve can be subtle.
This is in part why schools will screen for scoliosis. The most common findings are an asymmetry in the hips and pelvis, an elevation of one shoulder, and a rib hump, otherwise known as an asymmetric trunk rotation. Thank you for your question.

In brief: Can be subtle

In many cases, the findings on a patient with even a large scoliosis curve can be subtle.
This is in part why schools will screen for scoliosis. The most common findings are an asymmetry in the hips and pelvis, an elevation of one shoulder, and a rib hump, otherwise known as an asymmetric trunk rotation. Thank you for your question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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