What are congenital spine anomalies?
Also known as: congenital spine abnormalities; deformities; anomalies and/or malformations of the spine
Congenital deformities of the spine are usually identified at birth. Many are minor bony abnormalities that cause no problem and are only found during X-rays done for other reasons. Rarely, congenital spinal abnormalities may be progressive resulting in significant spinal deformity.
and other vertebral defects.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP
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