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What is acquired scoliosis?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Not genetic

Regular or idiopathic scoliosis is usually a genetic basis whike acquired arises from a secondary issue like a back spadm, disc herniation or disc degeneration or even a tumor or spine infection.

In brief: Not genetic

Regular or idiopathic scoliosis is usually a genetic basis whike acquired arises from a secondary issue like a back spadm, disc herniation or disc degeneration or even a tumor or spine infection.
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Dr. Carl Spivak
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Devlelop after birth

Congenital scoliosis is scoliosis you are born with and is usually born with abnormal spine bones.
Aquired scoliosis is scoliosis you develop after birth this may be due juvenile scolioisis, tumor, fracture, arthritis, etc.

In brief: Devlelop after birth

Congenital scoliosis is scoliosis you are born with and is usually born with abnormal spine bones.
Aquired scoliosis is scoliosis you develop after birth this may be due juvenile scolioisis, tumor, fracture, arthritis, etc.
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