Kyphoscoliosis describes an abnormal curvature of the spine in both a coronal and sagittal plane. It is a combination of kyphosis and scoliosis. Kyphoscoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder causing chronic underventilation of the lungs and may be one of the major causes of pulmonary hypertension. I...
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An abnormal curvature of the spine in which there is both sideways curvature and forward humping of the upper part of the spine
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Kyphoscoliosis: Combination of kyphosis and scoliosis (lateral curving of the spine). Part of good health maintenance is to check a child's back (from infancy through adolescence) to make sure the back looks normal and, if concerned, a doctor is consulted.
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Combination of kyphosis and scoliosis (lateral curving of the spine). Part of good health maintenance is to check a child's back (from infancy through adolescence) to make sure the back looks normal and, if concerned, a doctor is consulted. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(ki″fo-sko″le-o´sis) the combination of kyphosis (backward curvature of the spine) and scoliosis (lateral curvature), as seen in Scheuermann disease.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kī′fō-skō′lē-ō′sis Definitions: 1. Lateral and posterior curvature of the spine; severe cardiopulmonary compromise can be a late complication. Synonyms: scoliokyphosis
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