89 Possible Causes for Loss of Lumbar Lordosis

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    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.[symptoma.com] 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[patient.info]

  • Ochronosis with Alkaptonuria

    In the thoracolumbar spine, one may see osteopenia, loss of lumbar lordosis, multilevel calcification of the annulus fibrosus, vacuum phenomenon, and progressive narrowing[roentgenrayreader.blogspot.com] Radiological examination of spine showed loss of lumbar lordosis, reduction in all disc spaces, and fusion of vertebral bodies with dense calcification of all intervertebral[mjdrdypu.org] Loss of lumbar lordosis, decreased spinal mobility, and loss of overall height can occur. Cervical spine and pubic symphysis joints can also be affected.[rheumatologyadvisor.com]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Spinal stenosis Spinal stenosis Specialty Orthopedics , neurosurgery Symptoms Pain, numbness , or weakness in the arms or legs [1] Complications Loss of bladder control , loss of bowel control , sexual dysfunction [1] Usual onset Gradual [1] Types Cervical , thoracic , lumbar [2] Causes Osteoarthritis , rheumatoid[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    Plain x-rays revealed degenerative lumbar disc disease and loss of lumbar lordosis.[journalmc.org]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    , and a loss of lumbar lordosis.[spine-health.com] Article continues below Lumbar infections may also present with pain when standing, irritation of muscles such as the psoas muscle (hip flexor) and hamstring (knee flexor)[spine-health.com]

  • Scheuermann's Disease

    […] adulthood: Loss of lumbar lordosis correlates well with the incidence of chronic low back pain in adulthood [ 15 , 16 ].[scoliosisjournal.biomedcentral.com] Sedentary lifestyle contributes to loss of lumbar lordosis as well as scoliosis and thoracolumbar or lumbar kyphosis [ 17 ].[scoliosisjournal.biomedcentral.com] This loss of lordosis in this area of the lumbar or thoracolumbar spine means that Scheuermann's disease can be one of the predictors of developing chronic low back pain in[scoliosisjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • 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[spineuniverse.com] 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[spineuniverse.com]

  • 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[merckmanuals.com]

  • Straight Back Syndrome

    It is a postural disorder, primarily caused by loss of normal lumbar lordosis.[scoliosismd.com] Flat back syndrome (also known as flatback or flat-back syndrome refers to the loss of normal lumbar lordosis.[roentgenrayreader.blogspot.com] The C7 plumb line migrates more anteriorly with aging, mostly due to loss of lumbar lordosis related to disc degeneration.[sfspine.com]

  • Sacroilitis

    […] of lumbar lordosis 4 (44) 15 (59) 0.77 0.80 (0.18, 3.57) Positive FABER/Patrick’s test 0 (0) 6 (20) 0.15 — Decreased forward flexion 1 (11) 0 (0) 0.06 — Sacroiliac tenderness[acrabstracts.org] 19.2 39.9 2.2 4.7 0.06 1.06 (0.96, 1.16) HLA-B27 6 (75) 10(36) 0.05 5.40 (0.91, 31.93) Physical examination Decreased lateral flexion 5 (56) 14 (47) 0.64 1.43 (0.32, 6.39) Loss[acrabstracts.org]

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