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Disease Kyphosis

Name Kyphosis
Synonym Kyphoses
Definition Deformities of the SPINE characterized by an exaggerated convexity of the vertebral column. The forward bending of the thoracic region usually is more than 40 degrees. This deformity sometimes is called round back or hunchback.
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D007738

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DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spinal Curvatures Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Kyphosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Kyphosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cataract, Microcephaly, Arthrogryposis, Kyphosis Syndrome
  Cervical Hypertrichosis with Underlying Kyphoscoliosis
  Coffin syndrome 1
  Daish Hardman Lamont syndrome
  Facial Abnormalities, Kyphoscoliosis, and Mental Retardation
  Kahrizi Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Kyphoscoliosis 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  McDonough syndrome
  Parastremmatic dwarfism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Scheuermann Disease
  Vertebral Hypoplasia With Lumbar Kyphosis