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Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis M41.00 737.31

  Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis ICD-10


Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis ICD-9

  • 737.31 Resolving infantile idiopathic scoliosis
  • 737.32 Progressive infantile idiopathic scoliosis

Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis Natural History / Etiology

  • birth to age 2
  • less than 1% of idiopathic scoliosis in North America

Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis Xray

  • rib-vertebra angles <20 degrees considered a resolving scoliosis, whereas those >20 degrees are regarded as potentially progressive. (Mehta MH J Bone Joint Surg Br 1972:54:230-243)
  • MRI brain and spinal cord indicated due to high incidence of neural axis abnormalities

Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis Differential Diagnosis

  • congential scoliosis


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