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Scheuermann s disease in adults

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
First most do not : Need any surgery unless approaching a very significant degree of kyphosis with yours being a low normal range rather than an abnormal one. Usually yo... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 33 years experience
Thoracic Kyphosis: Scheuermanns disease is a deformity in the thoracic or thoracolumbar spine in children. Patients have an increased kyphosis in the thoracic or thorac... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Roundback: Scheuermann disease or juvenile kyphosis usually developes in adoleescence.Usually 3 or more contiguous thoracic vertebrae wedged anteriorly with nar... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
Scheuermann's dz: Scheuermann's disease is notorious for causing lower and mid-level back and neck pain, which can be severe and significant kyphotic deformity of the t... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Juvenile kyphosis: Scheuermann disease or juvenile kyphosis usually developes in adoleescence.Usually 3 or more contiguous thoracic vertebrae wedged anteriorly with nar... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Kyphosis is an : Increased forward bend of the spine. Scheuermann's is a condition affecting thoracic level also defined by 3 adjacent wedging vertebra. If in the tho... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Zampini
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 19 years experience
Possibly: The department of defense website seems to say that curvature over 55 degrees or any curvature that impairs the ability to perform military duties or ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Kyphosis: X-rays would help to determine if there are schmorl's nodes present or other abnormalities such as wedging of vertebrae. A normal x-ray is compelling ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Not rare: This condition is not rare if your son has kyphosis. Check out texas scottish rite hospital great with kids or a shrine hospital!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Gibbus in child: Classically this is a child with a gibbus a bump and forward bend to spine most noticable if in thoracic spine it may have no sypmtoms very rare sever... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Kyphotic spine : Unlike postural kyphosis, patients with scheuermann's disease cannot adjust their posture. The patient becomes bent over (kyphotic) from uneven growth... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brij Gupta
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Usually not: neck disease will cause symptoms below tthe area of stenosis if face is involved then these symptoms are not due to this condition

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