kyphosis

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Synonyms for kyphosis

an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column

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The first description of congenital kyphosis was by Von Rokitansky in 1844; however, it was not until 1932 that Van Schrick differentiated a failure of vertebral-body formation from a failure of vertebral-body segmentation as a cause of congenital kyphosis.
Congenital kyphosis and kyphoscoliosis are much less common than congenital scoliosis.
He has also carried out surgery on a four-month-old baby who was suffering congenital kyphosis.
Spinal segmental dysgenesis (SSD) is a spinal anomaly characterised by localised agenesis or dysgenesis of the lumbar or thoraco-lumbar spine, severe congenital kyphosis or kypho-scoliosis, and focal abnormalities of the underlying spinal cord and nerve roots.
For example, we identified children with severe spinal deformities such as congenital kyphosis that places these individuals at risk for paraplegia.
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