kyphoscoliosis


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kyphoscoliosis

 [ki″fo-sko″le-o´sis]
backward (kyphosis) and lateral (scoliosis) curvature of the spine, in vertebral osteochondrosis (Scheuermann's disease).

ky·pho·sco·li·o·sis

(kī'fō-skō'lē-ō'sis),
Lateral and posterior curvature of the spine; severe cardiopulmonary compromise can be a late complication.
Synonym(s): scoliokyphosis
[G. kyphōsis, kyphosis, + scoliosis, curved]

kyphoscoliosis

/ky·pho·sco·li·o·sis/ (ki″fo-sko″le-o´sis) backward and lateral curvature of the spinal column.

kyphoscoliosis

[kī′fōskō′lē·ō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, kyphos, hunchbacked + skolios curved + osis, condition
an abnormal condition characterized by an anteroposterior and a lateral curvature of the spine. It occurs in children and adults and is often associated with cor pulmonale. Also called scoliokyphosis. Compare kyphosis, scoliosis. kyphoscoliotic, adj.
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Kyphoscoliosis

kyphoscoliosis

Scoliosis A combination of kyphosis and scoliosis–lateral curving of the spine

ky·pho·sco·li·o·sis

(kī'fō-skō-lē-ō'sis)
Kyphosis combined with scoliosis; congestive heart failure is a late complication.
[G. kyphōsis, kyphosis, + scoliosis, curved]

kyphoscoliosis

An abnormal degree of backward curvature of the dorsal spine (KYPHOSIS) combined with curvature to one side (SCOLIOSIS).

Kyphoscoliosis

Abnormal front-to-back and side-to-side curvature of the spine.

kyphoscoliosis

kyphosis + scoliosis

kyphoscoliosis (kīˈ·fō·skōˈ·lē·ōˑ·sis),

n a condition of spinal curvature combining elements of kyphosis and scoliosis. See also kyphosis and scoliosis.
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Kyphoscoliosis.

ky·pho·sco·li·o·sis

(kī'fō-skō-lē-ō'sis)
Lateral and posterior curvature of spine.
[G. kyphōsis, kyphosis, + scoliosis, curved]

kyphoscoliosis

upward (kyphosis) and lateral (scoliosis) curvature of the spine.
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Her underlying condition, now, at this writing, more than two years after her refusal of life-sustaining surgery, remains the same--her kyphoscoliosis is still progressive, and her lungs are still slowly being crushed.
Urological investigations performed before the patient's admission to our clinic included urinary system ultrasonography, an abdominal CT scan, a radionuclide scan and a voiding cystography; these tests revealed thoracic kyphoscoliosis, a non-visualized left kidney, cross ectopy of the right kidney, a convoluted hydroureter, vesicoureteral reflux and radiological findings consistent with neurogenic bladder dysfunction (Figure 2a, b).
Plain X-rays are sufficient to diagnose AAD, and other features of mesodermal dysplasia such as, kyphoscoliosis, vertebral wedging and posterior scalloping.
Mayr suffered from kyphoscoliosis, a disorder of the spine characterized by progressive deformities consisting of lateral and posterior curvatures and resulting in a shortening of height, stiff chest wall, and restricted lung capacity.
Researchers studied two unrelated individuals with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI, which is characterized by congenital hypotonia, lax joints, severe kyphoscoliosis, friable skin and hemorrhagic hypotrophic scars.
Frederick Hecht and Rodney Beals first distinguished this disorder from Marfan syndrome in 1971, by noting arach-nodactyly, contractures, ear deformities, and progressive kyphoscoliosis without the development of ocular or cardiovascular complications.
Severe progressive kyphoscoliosis, severe arthritic changes with joint dislocations, rhizomelic limbs, genu valgum, cubitus valgus, mild brachydactyly, camptodactyly, and microdontia occur in this disease (112).
In kyphoscoliosis, the plaques often are found on the posterior surface of the heart, presumably due to contact with the vertebral bodies during cardiac motion.
The girl's medical history was significant for reactive airway disease and restrictive lung disease secondary to pectus carinatum with severe kyphoscoliosis.
We performed complex spinal reconstructive operations including kyphectomies in young children with congenital kyphosis and vertebral column resection for a patient with a 120[degrees] idiopathic kyphoscoliosis.
The life expectancy is extremely variable, depending on the degree of respiratory muscle involvement, and problems due to kyphoscoliosis, which may appear in infancy.
A post-mortem examination conducted by Home Office pathologist Dr D S James reported that the cause of death was kyphoscoliosis (curvature of the spine) asthma and a pulmonary embolism.