Each student underwent a brief medical examination of the spine for scoliosis .
All but two (with congenital scoliosis) had adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and 26 had already undergone some treatment for the condition.
If your child has moderate scoliosis or scoliosis that is progressing, a back brace may be recommended.
His lung exam was significant for limited chest excursion, but he did not have obvious kyphosis or scoliosis .
She had suffered from glandular fever, migraine and scoliosis (curvature of the spine), and thought she had a brain tumour.
A rib hump is a hallmark of scoliotic curves greater than 10 degrees and should prompt radiographic evaluation.
Spinal surgery with instrumentation corrects a significant part of the deformity and hopefully stops further progression of the scoliotic curve.
A scoliotic , pallid man with a sweaty helmet of black hair and a sternum puckered like the halves of a clamshell, he extended both his hands up to me as if to be pulled up from his chair.
This image, in turn, stood in stark opposition to that of the deformed, graceless, debilitated scoliotic girl and to that of the languid, listless, and useless conspicuous consumptive.
The Cobb angle is the angle formed by a line drawn perpendicular to the top of the superior vertebrae of the scoliotic curve and a similar perpendicular line drawn along the bottom of the inferior vertebrae.