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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.[patient.info] Scoliosis The incidence of scoliosis in TS patients was 0.69%, compared with 0.39% among non-TS patients.[doi.org] She presented with round chubby facies, short neck, obesity and short stature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

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

  • Achondroplasia

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

  • 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[mdedge.com] Structural scoliosis is a congenital condition in which the spine itself possesses a curve.[lower-back-pain-answers.com] […] 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[sciatica.org]

  • Hypogonadism

    Furthermore, obesity is a risk factor for hypogonadism and conversely hypogonadism may be a risk factor for obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[msdmanuals.com] The global obesity epidemic is having a profound impact on the health of populations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Depression

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

  • Muscle Strain

    Obesity strains the entire anatomy, not just the back. Increased weight means increased stress on your muscles, joints and bones.[cure-back-pain.org] . * poor posture (sitting with shoulders slouched forward) * caring a heavy object (such as heavily loaded backpack or purse) * having chronic cough * having scoliosis of[sinewtherapeutics.com] 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.[drugs.com]

  • Fracture

    Advanced age, obesity, small diameter rods (5.5 mm), osteotomy, and lower comorbidity burden were significantly associated with rod fracture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pain Core Stability Deficiency DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Fibromyalgia Side Strain Bone-related Injuries Back Stress Fracture Osteoporosis Scheuermann's Disease Scoliosis[physioworks.com.au] […] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Restrictive Lung Disease

    With regards to obesity, however, the opposite is the case. In industrialized nations, large parts of the population are obese.[symptoma.com] BACKGROUND: Pediatric patients with congenital thoracic scoliosis often have restrictive lung disease and low body weight for age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Musculoskeletal manifestations including scoliosis and kyphosis have been previously described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONTEXT: Alström syndrome (AS) is a monogenic form of infancy-onset obesity and insulin resistance, caused by ALMS1 mutations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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