List characteristic features of infantile idiopathic scoliosis

• Common in Europe but rare in the United States (<1% of cases in United States)

• Male predominance (vs. adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, which is more common in females)

• Left thoracic curve pattern is most common (vs. adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, in which right-sided thoracic curves are typical)

• Association with plagiocephaly, developmental delay, congenital heart disease, and developmental hip dysplasia

• Two types have been identified: a resolving type (85%) and a progressive type (15%)

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