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Thoracic lordosis

MedGen UID:
331906
Concept ID:
C1835122
Finding
HPO: HP:0430043

Definition

Thoracic lordosis refers to an abnormal curvature of the thoracic spine in which the thoracic spine displays lordosis (inward curve) instead of the normal kyphosis (outward curve). [from HPO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Yilmaz G, Borkhuu B, Dhawale AA, Oto M, Littleton AG, Mason DE, Gabos PG, Shah SA
J Pediatr Orthop 2012 Jul-Aug;32(5):490-9. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318250c629. PMID: 22706465
Daher YH, Lonstein JE, Winter RB, Bradford DS
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 1985 Sep;10(7):614-7. doi: 10.1097/00007632-198509000-00004. PMID: 4071269
Bowen JR, MacEwen GD, Mathews PA
Dev Med Child Neurol 1981 Feb;23(1):23-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.1981.tb08443.x. PMID: 7202867

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Ghanem I, Saliba I, Ghanem D, Assi A, Dubousset J, Bernstein S, Tolo V, Bassett G, Miladi L
Eur Spine J 2023 Dec;32(12):4128-4144. Epub 2023 Sep 12 doi: 10.1007/s00586-023-07924-w. PMID: 37698696
Abousamra O, Sponseller PD, Lonner BS, Shah SA, Marks MC, Cahill PJ, Pahys JM, Newton PO; Harms Study Group
J Pediatr Orthop 2019 Mar;39(3):e201-e204. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001264. PMID: 30260921
Ilharreborde B, Pesenti S, Ferrero E, Accadbled F, Jouve JL, De Gauzy JS, Mazda K
Eur Spine J 2018 Feb;27(2):350-357. Epub 2017 Jun 13 doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5166-8. PMID: 28612190
Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Parent S, Newton PO
Eur Spine J 2017 Jun;26(6):1658-1664. Epub 2016 Aug 11 doi: 10.1007/s00586-016-4694-y. PMID: 27514676
Kim do Y, Moon ES, Park JO, Chong HS, Lee HM, Moon SH, Kim SH, Kim HS
Clin Spine Surg 2016 Oct;29(8):E413-20. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318294368e. PMID: 27171667

Diagnosis

Wang T, Wang H, Ma L, Zhang D, Ding WY
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Apr;96(16):e6416. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006416. PMID: 28422833Free PMC Article
Kim do Y, Moon ES, Park JO, Chong HS, Lee HM, Moon SH, Kim SH, Kim HS
Clin Spine Surg 2016 Oct;29(8):E413-20. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318294368e. PMID: 27171667
Detweiler S, Thacker MM, Hopkins E, Conway L, Gripp KW
Am J Med Genet A 2013 Aug;161A(8):1940-9. Epub 2013 Jun 27 doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36047. PMID: 23813656
Doers T, Walker JL, van den Brink K, Stevens DB, Heavilon J
Dev Med Child Neurol 1997 May;39(5):326-30. PMID: 9236699
Daher YH, Lonstein JE, Winter RB, Bradford DS
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 1985 Sep;10(7):614-7. doi: 10.1097/00007632-198509000-00004. PMID: 4071269

Therapy

Xu L, Chen Z, Qiu Y, Chen X, Li S, Du C, Zhou Q, Sun X
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2018 Oct 12;23(1):22-29. doi: 10.3171/2018.7.PEDS18347. PMID: 30485184
Akpinar S, Gogus A, Talu U, Hamzaoglu A, Dikici F
Eur Spine J 2003 Apr;12(2):135-40. Epub 2002 Dec 20 doi: 10.1007/s00586-002-0507-6. PMID: 12709851Free PMC Article
Hosalkar HS, Pill SG, Sun PP, Drummond DS
J Spinal Disord Tech 2002 Feb;15(1):79-83. doi: 10.1097/00024720-200202000-00016. PMID: 11891459
Wong MS, Evans JH
Prosthet Orthot Int 1998 Apr;22(1):54-67. doi: 10.3109/03093649809164457. PMID: 9604276
Mielke CH, Lonstein JE, Denis F, Vandenbrink K, Winter RB
J Bone Joint Surg Am 1989 Sep;71(8):1170-7. PMID: 2777844

Prognosis

Abousamra O, Sponseller PD, Lonner BS, Shah SA, Marks MC, Cahill PJ, Pahys JM, Newton PO; Harms Study Group
J Pediatr Orthop 2019 Mar;39(3):e201-e204. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001264. PMID: 30260921
Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Parent S, Newton PO
Eur Spine J 2017 Jun;26(6):1658-1664. Epub 2016 Aug 11 doi: 10.1007/s00586-016-4694-y. PMID: 27514676
Kim do Y, Moon ES, Park JO, Chong HS, Lee HM, Moon SH, Kim SH, Kim HS
Clin Spine Surg 2016 Oct;29(8):E413-20. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318294368e. PMID: 27171667
Detweiler S, Thacker MM, Hopkins E, Conway L, Gripp KW
Am J Med Genet A 2013 Aug;161A(8):1940-9. Epub 2013 Jun 27 doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36047. PMID: 23813656
Lee SH, Kim KT, Suk KS, Lee JH, Seo EM, Huh DS
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Apr 15;36(8):E538-44. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181f45a17. PMID: 21240054

Clinical prediction guides

Abousamra O, Sponseller PD, Lonner BS, Shah SA, Marks MC, Cahill PJ, Pahys JM, Newton PO; Harms Study Group
J Pediatr Orthop 2019 Mar;39(3):e201-e204. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001264. PMID: 30260921
Ilharreborde B, Pesenti S, Ferrero E, Accadbled F, Jouve JL, De Gauzy JS, Mazda K
Eur Spine J 2018 Feb;27(2):350-357. Epub 2017 Jun 13 doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5166-8. PMID: 28612190
Wang T, Wang H, Ma L, Zhang D, Ding WY
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Apr;96(16):e6416. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006416. PMID: 28422833Free PMC Article
Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Parent S, Newton PO
Eur Spine J 2017 Jun;26(6):1658-1664. Epub 2016 Aug 11 doi: 10.1007/s00586-016-4694-y. PMID: 27514676
Doers T, Walker JL, van den Brink K, Stevens DB, Heavilon J
Dev Med Child Neurol 1997 May;39(5):326-30. PMID: 9236699

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