In order to bring you the best possible user experience, this site uses Javascript. If you are seeing this message, it is likely that the Javascript option in your browser is disabled. For optimal viewing of this site, please ensure that Javascript is enabled for your browser.
          advertisement

Birth & Genetic Disorders Center

Some conditions involve physical abnormalities alone, such as dwarfism or a cleft lip and palate. Others may involve mental or developmental problems (e.g., mental retardation). Still others will involve a combination of physical and mental abnormalities. Scoliosis may be present from birth or occur in conjunction with other defects or conditions. This abnormal curvature of the spine is most often discovered in older children and has no known cause.

COMMUNITY
|
Live it. Talk about it. YourTotalHealth Message Boards
 Live discussions happening right now...
About Health Conditions
Loading .....
Search for a board about:
Video

Greg Smith has cerebral palsy. When his classmates heard there was a...

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that alters the body's respiratory, digestive, and...

A person with Down Syndrome has an additional chromosome 21, so that there are 3...

A new study reveals that babies born preterm could suffer serious...

Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports on how this disorder affects the body and...

Researchers are looking into why people with Down Syndrome rarely get...

Animations & Illustrations

Animations & Illustrations
Animations
Illustrations
advertisement
advertisement

YourTotalHealth      

Home  |  Health Centers  |  Health A-Z  |  Staying Healthy  |  Diet & Fitness  |  Woman & Family  |   |   |  

also on iVision:  |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

 |   |  Site Map  |   | 

Copyright (c) 2000-2009 iVision Inc. All rights reserved. The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.