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Although a variety of techniques have been used with varying success to induce scoliosis in animals, primates have rarely been used. A series of monkeys is presented where scoliosis developed incidentally during the routine virulence testing of live, attenuated, oral poliomyelitis vaccines by intraspinal injection. The site and extent of histological damage(More)
Experimental evidence has accumulated in recent years to suggest that scoliosis can be caused by asymmetrical spinal muscle weakness due to sensorineural loss, though this suggestion has not achieved universal acceptance. The evidence is supported by histopathological observations on cases of clinical idiopathic scoliosis. A study is presented in which(More)
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