Definition of Scoliosis, congenital
Scoliosis, congenital: Lateral (sideways) curving of the spine that is present at birth or is due to a condition that is present at birth. The condition may, for example, be a neuromuscular abnormality or be due to a malformation of the vertebral column.
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012
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