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Kyphosis: Introduction

Kyphosis: Increased curvature of the thoracic spine, giving the appearance of being hunched over. See detailed information below for a list of 247 causes of Kyphosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Kyphosis:

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

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Causes of Types of Kyphosis:

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Kyphosis: Symptom Checker

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Kyphosis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Kyphosis

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Kyphosis: Deaths

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Kyphosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Kyphosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Kyphosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Kyphosis:

Abnormally increased convexity in the curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

An abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Kyphosis

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

How Common are these Causes of Kyphosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Kyphosis. Of the 247 causes of Kyphosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 12 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 232 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Kyphosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Kyphosis' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Kyphosis:

The following list of medical conditions have Kyphosis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Causes of Kyphosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Kyphosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Kyphosis:

    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Kyphosis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Kyphosis:

    Spine symptoms (821 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Vertebra symptoms (622 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Kyphosis:

    Spinal curvature, Spine symptoms (821 causes), Posture symptoms (96 causes), Scheuermann kyphosis, Congenital kyphosis, Infection (1293 causes), Muscular dystrophy, Spina bifida (30 causes), Poliomyelitis (5 causes), Scoliosis (480 causes), Poor posture, Tuberculosis, Myelomeningocele, Postlaminectomy kyphosis

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