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What is Camptocormism?

What is Camptocormism?

  • Camptocormism: Abnormal forward bending of the trunk that is noticeable when standing or walking but disappears when lying down. It is often associated with conditions such as dystonia and Parkinson's disease.

Camptocormism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Camptocormism, or a subtype of Camptocormism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Camptocormism as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Camptocormism: Introduction

Types of Camptocormism:

Broader types of Camptocormism:

What causes Camptocormism?

Causes of Camptocormism: see causes of Camptocormism

What are the symptoms of Camptocormism?

Symptoms of Camptocormism: see symptoms of Camptocormism

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Camptocormism: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Camptocormism.
Treatments for Camptocormism: see treatments for Camptocormism

Name and Aliases of Camptocormism

Main name of condition: Camptocormism

Other names or spellings for Camptocormism:

Camptocormia, Bent spine, Bent Spine Syndrome

Bent Spine Syndrome, Bent spine, Camptocormia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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