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Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder that is most common in people over the age of ten. Most cases have unknown causes, but some may be caused by a disease, injury, infection, or birth defect. Since scoliosis can run in families, a child who has a parent, brother, or sister with the disorder should be checked regularly for scoliosis by a healthcare provider. Various treatment options are available for the condition, including observation, surgery, and bracing.
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