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Hunched shoulders

Hunched shoulders: Introduction

Hunched shoulders: Roundess, hump, or hunching of shoulders. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Hunched shoulders, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hunched shoulders:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hunched shoulders. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Hunched shoulders: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hunched shoulders, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Message Boards for Hunched shoulders

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Hunched shoulders or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Hunched shoulders:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Hunched shoulders. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for any spinal deformity such as scoliosis (spine is curved to the side and sometimes twisted) or thoracic kyphosis (excessive front curvature of the upper thoracic spine)
  • Radiological investigations
    • Bone densitometry can predict an increased risk of osteoporosis
    • X-Ray of the entire spine, if suspect spinal deformity such as scoliosis or kyphosis
  • more tests...»

Hunched shoulders: Animations

Hunched shoulders: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hunched shoulders may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hunched shoulders

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Hunched shoulders:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Hunched shoulders. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Hunched shoulders: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Hunched shoulders:

The list of organs typically affected by Hunched shoulders may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Hunched shoulders

The list below shows some of the causes of Hunched shoulders mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hunched shoulders?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hunched shoulders. Of the 6 causes of Hunched shoulders that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hunched shoulders:

The following list of conditions have 'Hunched shoulders' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hunched shoulders?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hunched shoulders, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Hunched shoulders:

Medical Conditions associated with Hunched shoulders:

Hunching (12 causes), Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Posture symptoms (96 causes), Spine symptoms (821 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

Symptoms related to Hunched shoulders:

Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Posture symptoms (96 causes), Spinal cord, Kyphosis (247 causes), Scoliosis (480 causes), Spinal cord deformities, Osteoporosis (313 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hunched shoulders

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