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DEGENRATIVE SCOLIOSIS – The Silent disability

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2020    |    PP. 55-68    |PDF (317 K)|    Pub. Date: August 12, 2020
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Author(s)
Sibhi Ganapathy, Sakra world Hospital - Institute of Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

Abstract
Degenrative scoliosis defers significantly from congenital scoliosis in presentation and behaviour. It is viewed unfavourably by spine surgeons and therefore has an indolent painful corse causing pain, debilitation and deformity. We highligh some basic aspects about this disease so that detection and management become more accepted to improve the lives of its sufferers.

Keywords
scoliosis, cobb's angle, degenerative disc disease, facet arthropathy, lumbar canal stenosis, spinal stabilisation

Cite this paper
Sibhi Ganapathy, DEGENRATIVE SCOLIOSIS – The Silent disability, SCIREA Journal of Medicine. Vol. 4 , No. 4 , 2020 , pp. 55 - 68 .

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