"Kyphosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Deformities of the SPINE characterized by an exaggerated convexity of the vertebral column. The forward bending of the thoracic region usually is more than 40 degrees. This deformity sometimes is called round back or hunchback.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Kyphosis".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Kyphosis" by people in Profiles.
Shazeeb MS, Cox MK, Gupta A, Tang W, Singh K, Pryce CT, Fogle R, Mu Y, Weber WD, Bangari DS, Ying X, Sabbagh Y. Skeletal Characterization of the Fgfr3 Mouse Model of Achondroplasia Using Micro-CT and MRI Volumetric Imaging. Sci Rep. 2018 01 11; 8(1):469.
Glover LE, Newton K, Krishnan G, Bronson R, Boyle A, Krivickas LS, Brown RH. Dysferlin overexpression in skeletal muscle produces a progressive myopathy. Ann Neurol. 2010 Mar; 67(3):384-93.
Vander Have KL, Caird MS, Gross S, Farley FA, Graziano GA, Stauff M, Segal LS. Burst fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Oct-Nov; 29(7):713-9.
Greendale GA, Huang MH, Karlamangla AS, Seeger L, Crawford S. Yoga decreases kyphosis in senior women and men with adult-onset hyperkyphosis: results of a randomized controlled trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Sep; 57(9):1569-79.
Mudano AS, Bian J, Cope JU, Curtis JR, Gross TP, Allison JJ, Kim Y, Briggs D, Melton ME, Xi J, Saag KG. Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are associated with an increased risk of secondary vertebral compression fractures: a population-based cohort study. Osteoporos Int. 2009 May; 20(5):819-26.
Shelton YA. Scoliosis and kyphosis in adolescents: diagnosis and management. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2007 May; 18(1):121-39, x.
Gabellini D, D'Antona G, Moggio M, Prelle A, Zecca C, Adami R, Angeletti B, Ciscato P, Pellegrino MA, Bottinelli R, Green MR, Tupler R. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy in mice overexpressing FRG1. Nature. 2006 Feb 23; 439(7079):973-7.
Gehshan A, Feisal KA, Balikian J, Fuleihan FJ. Kyphoscoliosis pulmonary function in 10 cases. J Med Liban. 1980; 31(3):259-68.