What is Kyphosis?

Also known as: Scheuermann's disease; roundback; hunchback; postural kyphosis; Scheuermann's kyphosis

Kyphosis is a curving of the spine that causes a bowing or rounding of the back, which leads to a hunchback or slouching posture.


Reviewed by: Stephen Graham George Jr., MD

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