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deformity/de·form·i·ty/ (dĕ-for´mĭ-te) distortion of any part or of the body in general.
deformityDeformation Vox populi A popular term for a change in the normal size or shape of a part. See Acorn deformity, Boutonniere deformity, Christmas tree deformity, Dishface deformity, Fishmouth deformity, Gooseneck deformity, Gunstock deformity, Haglund's deformity, Hockey stick deformity, Hourglass deformity, Lobster claw deformity, Main-en-lorgnette deformity, Mitten hand deformity, Phyrigian cap deformity, Pigeon breast deformity, Popeye deformity, Spade deformity, Swan neck deformity, Windsock deformity.
Synonym(s): deformation (2) .
deformityThe state of being misshapen or distorted in body.
Patient discussion about deformity
Q. My son is complaining about back pain. I also see that his back isn't straight. What can we do? My son is a adorable 8 years old. He is complaining about back pain, that bothers him after he walks a little. I also saw that his back isn't straight and looks like a S. is this deformity connected to his back pain?
But even if his back isn't deformated, he has back pain and you need to take care of that by going to your pediatrician.