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What is meant by hemivertebrae?

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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Deformed vertebrae

This is a problem that you are born with.
It is a deformity of the vertebrae, usually in the thoracic or lumbar spine. The vertebrae is partially formed and it may be the cause a curvature of the spine, known as scoliosis.

In brief: Deformed vertebrae

This is a problem that you are born with.
It is a deformity of the vertebrae, usually in the thoracic or lumbar spine. The vertebrae is partially formed and it may be the cause a curvature of the spine, known as scoliosis.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
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