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92 Possible Causes for Kyphosis, Postural Defect

  • Homocystinuria

    Skeletal changes include genu valgum and pes cavus, followed by dolichostenomelia, pectus excavatum or carinatum and kyphosis, or scoliosis and osteoporosis.[] Abnormal front-to-back curvature of the spine (kyphosis) and a collapsed lung (spontaneous pneumothorax) have also been reported in individuals with homocystinuria due to[]

  • Postural Defect

    Postural defects Most people are born with a slight postural defect, such as having one leg slightly longer than the other.[] […] from the side.kyphot ic kyphosis dorsa lis juveni lis , juvenile kyphosis , Scheuermann's kyphosis osteochondrosis of the vertebrae. kyphosis (kī-fō′sĭs) n.[] Abstract The clinical appearance of hamstring shortening in 10 patients referred with diagnosis of asymmetry of the trunk, scoliosis, postural defect, strange gait, and back[]

  • Spinal Osteochondrosis

    Children suffering from postural defects, structural scoliosis and spinal osteochondrosis were separated from a normal group.[] Types of kyphosis Postural kyphosis. Postural kyphosis is the most common type. It is often attributed to "slouching."[] Key words Spinal mobility Structural scoliosis Spinal osteochondrosis Postural defects This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.[]

  • Scoliosis

    The Schroth method has been shown to positively influence the Cobb angle, vital capacity, strength and postural defects in AIS [ 31 ].[] The etiology of scoliosis or kyphosis, presence or absence of vertebral anomalies, symptoms, magnitude of the curve, physiologic/skeletal age, and evidence of and risk of[] What are the causes of kyphosis? Kyphosis can occur at any age, although it is rare at birth.[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by tremor, rigidity, akinesia, and postural instability ( 1 ).[] The cause of PD remains unknown, but epidemiological and genetic studies have suggested that the observed loss of dopaminergic neurons in PD is due to defects in common intracellular[]

  • Scheuermann's Disease

    […] and movement. 2 The cause of SD is unknown, however there are several theories suggesting an increase of growth hormone, smaller length of sternum, defective formation of[] This is called kyphosis.[] The kyphosis occurred distally in five patients and proximally in one patient.[]

  • Kyphosis

    It may be caused over time by a number of factors, including congenital defects, osteoporosis, bad posture, and even nutritional deficiencies.[] The general outlook of patients with kyphosis due to degenerative diseases depends on the extent of the kyphosis.[] . • Birth defects. 15.[]

  • Cockayne Syndrome

    It consists of: Treatment of specific signs and symptoms: Physiotherapy to loosen joints, correct posture defects, and keep muscles supple Medication to relax spastic muscles[] Main characteristics are dwarfism with disproportionately long extremities and large hands and feet, kyphosis, cold blue extremities, beak-like nose giving the patient a prematurely[] Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease CAMFAK syndrome ORPHA:1317 Synonym(s): CAMAK syndrome Cataract-microcephaly-arthrogryposis-kyphosis syndrome Cataract-microcephaly-failure[]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    A defect in pars interarticularis leads to this form. Hyperextended posture is the common cause.[] In our series, there was a proximal sacral kyphosis in both types of spondylolisthesis, greater in the lytic type.[] The deformity progressed to kyphosis of 60 and scoliosis of 42 prior to surgical intervention.[]

  • Straight Back Syndrome

    Kyphotic deformity can be caused by: Arthritis of the spine Birth defects Fractures of the vertebrae Muscular dystrophy Poor posture, most often in teens Spinal tumor Treatment[] Straight back syndrome (SBS) is a thoracic deformity with absence of upper thoracic spine kyphosis and heart compression.[] Straight back syndrome is characterized by loss of the normal upper thoracic kyphosis, leading to a reduced anteroposterior diameter and squashing of the heart.[]

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