kyphosis

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  • noun

Synonyms for kyphosis

an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column

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The operation to correct congenital kyphosis called the butterfly vertebral was being done for the first time in Qatar and the duration of carrying out the procedure could last between two-five hours depending on the magnitude of the deformity as well as the flexibility and rigidity of the spine," he added.
This abnormality has also been called medial spinal aplasia, congenital spinal stenosis, or congenital kyphosis and subluxation of the thoraco-lumbar spine owing to vertebral aplasia.
We performed complex spinal reconstructive operations including kyphectomies in young children with congenital kyphosis and vertebral column resection for a patient with a 120[degrees] idiopathic kyphoscoliosis.
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