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2,507 Possible Causes for Obesity, Scoliosis

  • Turner Syndrome

    Life expectancy is slightly shorter than average but may be improved by attention to associated health issues - eg, obesity and hypertension.[] Scoliosis The incidence of scoliosis in TS patients was 0.69%, compared with 0.39% among non-TS patients.[] She presented with round chubby facies, short neck, obesity and short stature.[]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    PWS. 2016 World Obesity Federation.[] The literature dealing with scoliosis surgery in PWS consists of only few case reports.[] The findings of morbid obesity, anasarca, self-injury, hyperuricemia and hypoxemia in Prader-Willi syndrome are emphasized.[]

  • Achondroplasia

    […] complications of obesity such as diabetes or hypercholosterolemia.[] Bony characteristics such as vertebral anomalies, lordosis and lumbar scoliosis, limited mouth opening and cervical spine instability make the administration of anesthesia[] Our case was a 26-year-old woman with achondroplasia who had scoliosis and osteoporosis.[]

  • Musculoskeletal Lower Back Pain

    Studies linking obesity and pain include work at the Mayo Clinic ( Pain. 2010;151[2];366-71 ) that identified obesity as one of the most common modifiable risk factors for[] Structural scoliosis is a congenital condition in which the spine itself possesses a curve.[] […] spasm, facet syndrome, tightness of the small muscles that hold the vertebrae together, and the vast array of postural disorders that can spring from obesity, weakness, scoliosis[]

  • Hypogonadism

    Furthermore, obesity is a risk factor for hypogonadism and conversely hypogonadism may be a risk factor for obesity.[] […] skills, facial abnormalities (eg, a narrow bitemporal dimension, almond-shaped eyes, a mouth with thin upper lips and down-turned corners), and skeletal abnormalities (eg, scoliosis[] The global obesity epidemic is having a profound impact on the health of populations.[]

  • Depression

    […] depression to have obesity. 8 Cancer.[] Surgery Post Partum Depression Pregnancy Premature Ovarian Failure Prescription Drug Prostate Cancer Psoriasis Rape Relationship Retirement Rosacea Schizophrenia Sciatica Scoliosis[] Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Older adults' abstract reasoning ability predicts depressive symptoms over time Monday, November 12, 2018 'Strongest evidence yet' that being obese[]

  • Muscle Strain

    Obesity strains the entire anatomy, not just the back. Increased weight means increased stress on your muscles, joints and bones.[] . * poor posture (sitting with shoulders slouched forward) * caring a heavy object (such as heavily loaded backpack or purse) * having chronic cough * having scoliosis of[] Obesity can stress muscles, especially in your legs and back. Practice good posture when you sit and stand. Use the correct technique when you lift heavy loads.[]

  • Fracture

    Advanced age, obesity, small diameter rods (5.5 mm), osteotomy, and lower comorbidity burden were significantly associated with rod fracture.[] Pain Core Stability Deficiency DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Fibromyalgia Side Strain Bone-related Injuries Back Stress Fracture Osteoporosis Scheuermann's Disease Scoliosis[] […] bone window settings on a chest CT scan; however, an occult rib fracture is not an indication for thoracic CT scanning. [23, 24, 25, 26, 27] Limitations of techniques In obese[]

  • Restrictive Lung Disease

    With regards to obesity, however, the opposite is the case. In industrialized nations, large parts of the population are obese.[] BACKGROUND: Pediatric patients with congenital thoracic scoliosis often have restrictive lung disease and low body weight for age.[] Major thoracic scoliosis measured an average of 82 degrees (range 40-140 degrees) before surgery, with correction to an average of 35 degrees (range 6-75 degrees).[]

  • Alstrom Syndrome

    Alstrom syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by retinal degeneration, sensorineural hearing loss, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic nephropathy[] Musculoskeletal manifestations including scoliosis and kyphosis have been previously described.[] CONTEXT: Alström syndrome (AS) is a monogenic form of infancy-onset obesity and insulin resistance, caused by ALMS1 mutations.[]

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