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Una Mujer Con Escoliosis


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Con frecuencia, la escoliosis se diagnostica durante una examinación de rutina para niños sanos. Un niño con escoliosis podría no tener síntomas aún. Grados más severos de curvatura podrían causar síntomas notorios, como:

  • Omóplatos disparejos
  • Huesos de la cadera disparejos
  • Omóplatos o costillas de un costado prominentes
  • Cintura dispareja
  • Apariencia de inclinación en un costado
  • Dolor en la espalda
  • Fatiga muscular después de estar sentado por mucho tiempo

Referencias:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website. Disponible en: http://www.aaos.org/ .

Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 10th ed. Mosby; 2003.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease website. Disponible en: http://www.niams.nih.gov/ .

Scoliosis Research Societywebsite. Disponible en: http://www.srs.org/ .



Last reviewed septiembre 2012 by Kari Kassir, MD

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