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hump

 [hump]
a rounded eminence; called also gibbus.
dowager's hump popular name for dorsal kyphosis caused by multiple wedge fractures of the thoracic vertebrae seen in osteoporosis.

gib·bus

(gib'ŭs),
Extreme kyphosis, hump, or hunch; a deformity of spine in which there is a sharply angulated segment, the apex of the angle being posterior.
[L. a hump]

gibbus

/gib·bus/ (gib´us) hump.

gibbus

[gib′əs, jib′əs]
Etymology: L, hump
a hump, swelling, or enlargement on a body surface, usually confined to one side.
An anterior angular deformity of the lower back, due to hypoplasia or ‘wedging’ of one or more lower thoracic or upper lumbar vertebrae, resulting in beaked projections on the infero-anterior aspects and hypoplasia of the upper portions of vertebral bodies, seen in mucopolysaccharidosis, type I-H Hurler syndrome, tuberculosis—Pott’s disease—or trauma; the gibbus or ‘buffalo hump’ seen in Cushing’s disease and syndrome is due to accumulation of soft tissue 2º to prolonged endogenous or exogenous corticosteroids, and is located in the cervicothoracic region

gibbus

An anterior angular deformity of the lower back, due to hypoplasia or 'wedging' of one or more lower thoracic or upper lumbar vertebrae, resulting in beaked projections on the infero-anterior aspects and hypoplasia of the upper portions of vertebral bodies, seen in mucopolysaccharidosis, type I-H Hurler syndrome, TB–Pott's disease, or trauma; the gibbus or 'buffalo hump' seen in Cushing's disease and syndrome, is due to accumulation of soft tissue 2º to prolonged endogenous or exogenous corticosteroids, and is located in the cervicothoracic region.

gib·bus

(gib'ŭs)
Extreme kyphosis, hump, or hunch; a deformity of spine in which there is a sharply angulated segment, the apex of the angle being posterior.
[L. a hump]

gibbus

a hump.
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