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Kyphosis

Deformities of the SPINE characterized by an exaggerated convexity of the vertebral column. The forward bending of the thoracic region usually is more than 40 degrees. This deformity sometimes is called round back or hunchback.

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Tree Number(s): C05.116.900.800.500

MeSH Unique ID: D007738

Entry Terms:

  • Kyphoses
  • Hyperkyphosis
  • Hyperkyphoses

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