sciatic scoliosis


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sci·at·ic sco·li·o·sis

scoliosis caused by asymmetric spasm of spinal muscles usually associated with sciatica, usually presenting as a list toward one side.

sciatic scoliosis

lateral curvature of the spine caused by an asymmetric spasm of the spinal muscles, often resulting in a list to one side.

sciatic scoliosis

The patient assumes a laterally bent posture to reduce sciatic nerve symptoms.
See also: scoliosis