11 Possible Causes for Loss of Lumbar Lordosis in USA

    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      Loss of Lumbar Lordosis

      Chronic spondylitis leads to loss of lumbar lordosis and increased kyphosis which may cause difficulty in breathing which is a serious complication of this disorder. … In the advanced stages, patients develop loss of lumbar lordosis, buttock atrophy, and an exaggerated thoracic kyphosis with a stooped forward neck sometimes referred to as[1] [2]

    • Ochronosis with Alkaptonuria
      Loss of Lumbar Lordosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
      Loss of Lumbar Lordosis
    • Kyphoscoliosis

      Figure 6 Most importantly, the lateral clinical photo reveals loss of lumbar lordosis, loss of the normal buttock contour, and need to bend the knees in order to maintain … Extent of pelvic retroversion, in an attempt to compensate for loss of lumbar lordosis, can be seen on the PA view of the pelvis (champagne glass pelvis—see below in Figure[3]

    • Spondylitis

      In late stages, the patient has accentuated kyphosis, loss of lumbar lordosis, and fixed bent-forward posturing, with compromised pulmonary function and inability to lie flat[4]

    • Seronegative Arthritis

      There is loss of lumbar lordosis and the Schober's exam is 10 to 13 cm on full flexion (normal is 15 cm on full flexion).[5]

    • Spinal Tuberculosis

      In the early stage, plane X Rays are normal or show loss of lumbar lordosis.[6]

    • Lumbar Osteoarthritis

      . • Assess for deformity: scoliosis, kyphosis, loss of lumbar lordosis or hyperlordosis of the lumbar spine.[7]

    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

      Other positive findings include loss of lumbar lordosis and forward-flexed gait. [7] Fig. 3: Achilles tendon reflexes [2] Fig. 4: Lumbar extension loading test [3] Fig. 5:[8]

    • Lumbar Spondylosis

      . • Assess for deformity: scoliosis, kyphosis, loss of lumbar lordosis or hyperlordosis of the lumbar spine.[9]

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