Deformity of spine, Hunched back: 5 Possible Causes
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What causes deformity of spine and hunched back? 5 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Kyphosis

Kyphosis, also known as a round back or hunchback, is a condition in which the spine in the upper back has an excessive curvature. The upper back, or thoracic region of the spine, is supposed to have a slight natura...

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2

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease due to calcium loss. As a result the bones lose strength and density. People are usually unaware that they have the condition until they experience a fracture.

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3

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a spinal condition in which one of the lower vertebras slips forward onto the bone below. It's usually treated with therapy or surgery.

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4

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is one of the most common types of dwarfism. Learn about its causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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5

Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a group of defects caused by a rare genetic condition. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for basal cell nevus syndrome.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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