Scoliosis risks
Scoliosis

  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, a disease in which the immune system mistakes the body's own cells for invaders. In RA, the immune system attacks the synovia, the membranes lining the joints.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Brittle bone disease is a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily. Symptoms include short stature, easy bruising, curvature of the spine, and weakness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system. It is most likely to be contracted by children under five years old.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscular dystrophies are a group of diseases that cause damage and weakness to muscles over time. This damage and weakness is caused by the lack of a protein called dystrophin, which is necessary for normal muscle function.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cerebral palsy is a disorder of muscle movement and coordination caused by an injury to a child's brain that occurs before birth or during infancy. It affects the part of the brain that controls body movement. Other problems are seizures, decrease...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The human body typically contains 46 chromosomes, which store your genetic material. The X and Y sex chromosomes determine your gender. Males have one X and one Y chromosome, while females have two X chromosomes. Turner syndrome is a genetic condi...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Marfan syndrome is an inherited connective tissue disorder that affects normal body growth. Connective tissue provides the support for the skeletal structure and all organs of the body. Any disorder that affects your connective tissue (such as Mar...
    Source:HLCMS
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