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What is thoracogenic scoliosis?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: thoracic curve

Thoracic refers to the middle portion of the spine, between the low back and the neck.
The term "genic" means "begins in". While this is not really a common way to describe a scoliosis curve, thoracogenic scoliosis would refer to a curve that begins in the thoracic curve. That is to say the primary structural curve in this case would be in the thoracic spine. Thank you.

In brief: thoracic curve

Thoracic refers to the middle portion of the spine, between the low back and the neck.
The term "genic" means "begins in". While this is not really a common way to describe a scoliosis curve, thoracogenic scoliosis would refer to a curve that begins in the thoracic curve. That is to say the primary structural curve in this case would be in the thoracic spine. Thank you.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Spine curve start

A scoliosisthst begins in thoracic spine oyher curves are compensatory thoracic curve is structural part this is a common pattern i habent seen this term used i usually use thecterms structural or compensatory or classically the king moe curve classification suplanted recently by lenke classification.

In brief: Spine curve start

A scoliosisthst begins in thoracic spine oyher curves are compensatory thoracic curve is structural part this is a common pattern i habent seen this term used i usually use thecterms structural or compensatory or classically the king moe curve classification suplanted recently by lenke classification.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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