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Kyphosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Kyphosis
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.900.800.500
Unique ID
D007738
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007738
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Hyperkyphosis
NLM Classification #
WE 735
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Kyphosis Preferred
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