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).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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kyphoscoliosis

Scoliosis A combination of kyphosis and scoliosis–lateral curving of the spine
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

kyphoscoliosis

An abnormal degree of backward curvature of the dorsal spine (KYPHOSIS) combined with curvature to one side (SCOLIOSIS).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Kyphoscoliosis

Abnormal front-to-back and side-to-side curvature of the spine.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ky·pho·sco·li·o·sis

(kī'fō-skō-lē-ō'sis)
Lateral and posterior curvature of spine.
[G. kyphōsis, kyphosis, + scoliosis, curved]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Additional findings included a tiny chest and sternum, severe kyphoscoliosis of the thoracolumbosacral spines, and sacral dimples with an overlying tuft of hair (Figure 3).
Diagnosis on admission (N=210) Diagnosis n (%) Cardiac 93 (44.3) Eclampsia and pre-eclampsia 42 (20.0) Obstetric haemorrhage 34 (16.2) Pulmonary oedema 13 (6.2) Pulmonary disease 9 (4.3) Kyphoscoliosis 6 (2.9) Ruptured uterus 5 (2.4) Extrauterine pregnancy 4 (1.9) Anaesthetic complications 3 (1.4) Puerperal sepsis 1 (0.5) Table 3.
Potential beneficialeffects of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy for spastic paraparesis in patient with kyphoscoliosis: a case report.
Surgery must also be taken into consideration if any gradual increase in the size of the meningocele sac is observed during careful follow-up examinations of the patient and any neurological and/or cardiopulmonary complications are diagnosed or when an operative correction is required for a patient's kyphoscoliosis (9).
The patients with CD that survived after neonatal period developed a progressive kyphoscoliosis [8].
The aim of this study was to present the results of average period of five-year follow-up in patients, diagnosed with congenital scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis and treated with transpedicular instrumentation and fusion methods after hemivertebra resection with the posterior approach.
Finally, improved upper limb muscle strength and reduced lower limb spasticity were observed in a patient with kyphoscoliosis [87].
The excessive eating due to hyperphagia and/or obsession with food contributes to significant weight gain, which together with musculoskeletal deformity, like kyphoscoliosis and deranged hypoxic ventilator function, can lead to severe respiratory problems [3,4].
Obvious symptoms such as waddling gait and dwarfism due to dorsilumbar kyphoscoliosis can be observed at an earlier age [1].
It is characterized by short trunk and extremities, platyspondyly, kyphoscoliosis, coxa vara, genu valgum/varum, and abnormal shape and structure of the epiphyses of hand bones.
Other risks factors [8] are anatomic variants like an unusually long mesentery, hypermobile liver, or kyphoscoliosis. Gallstones are not a risk factor, only reported from 20 to 33% of cases [9].