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Is acquired scoliosis different than regular scoliosis and is it serious?
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Yes
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: Yes
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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