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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Pulmonary function in kyphoscoliosis before and after correction by the Harrington instrumentation method.
A 10-year-old boy presented with a rapidly progressive spinal deformity and scapulae asymmetry, due to dystrophic NF1 sharp angular proximal thoracic kyphoscoliosis (Figure 2(a)).
When the posterior fusion surgery and kyphoscoliosis diagnoses were evaluated together it was observed that the prevalence was similar to the prevalence of these abnormalities in the world.
Most environments are deficient segmentation, is localized in different regions of the body such as the spine deficiencies (kyphosis, lordosis, cifolordoze, scoliosis, kyphoscoliosis, back round cifotic and plan), thorax and abdomen deformations, knees and feet.
The treatment of progressive kyphoscoliosis in campomelic dysplasia.
In most of the cases, the final result is a kyphoscoliosis with collapsing spine or, less frequently, a hyperlordosis or a lordoscoliosis with rigid spine [22, 24].
The relentlessly progressive kyphoscoliosis that occurs during infancy causes an apparent equalization of trunk and limbs, hence the name "metatropic", derived from the Greek word metatropos, meaning "to change.
Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda (SEDT), which is characterized by short stature with short trunk, may cause barrel chest, kyphoscoliosis, platyspondyly, coxa vara and genu varum/valgum deformities due to delayed formation of epiphyses.
Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy in patients with severe kyphoscoliosis.
The patient in our Case Report has very severe restrictive lung disease secondary to kyphoscoliosis and pulmonary fibrotic changes due to recurrent pneumonias in addition to advanced obstructive lung disease.
Notably, the child in this case had significant pathology affecting his cervical and thoracic spine causing a fixed forward flexion deformity of the neck, as well as extraneous bone formation cross-linking the ribs of his thoracic cage and kyphoscoliosis, contributing to markedly reduced chest movement.
Any posture abnormality such as kyphoscoliosis (abnormal front-to-back curving of the upper spine), lordosis (swayback) and especially torticollis (head tilt) should always be evaluated by a doctor as it may indicate the existence of a brain or spinal tumor.