The Pathogenesis of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Review of the Literature

@article{Kouwenhoven2008ThePO,
  title={The Pathogenesis of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Review of the Literature},
  author={J. Kouwenhoven and R. Castelein},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2008},
  volume={33},
  pages={2898-2908}
}
  • J. Kouwenhoven, R. Castelein
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Spine
  • Study Design. Review of the literature on the pathogenesis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Objective. To discuss the different theories that have appeared on this subject. Summary of Background Data. The pathogenesis of AIS, a condition exclusive to humans, has been the subject of many studies. Over the years, practically every structure of the body has been mentioned in the pathogenesis of AIS; however, the cause of this spinal deformity remains little understood. The pathogenesis of… CONTINUE READING
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