Scoliosis - Topic Overview
Your child may be more likely to have scoliosis if someone in your family has had it and if your child is a girl. Other things that increase the chance of scoliosis include:
- One of the bones in your child's spine has moved forward out of place compared to the rest of the spine.
- Your child's arms or legs are missing or are abnormally short.
- Your child has a disorder that affects the nerves, muscles, or bones.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 04, 2014
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