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Can the spine pressing on the lung, as a result of kyphosis, cause problems?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Restrictive lung

Disease. Kyphosis and scoliosis are causes of restrictive lung disease that may predispose to infections and lung fibrosis.

In brief: Restrictive lung

Disease. Kyphosis and scoliosis are causes of restrictive lung disease that may predispose to infections and lung fibrosis.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
It would be useful to consult a lung specialist. Sometimes braces may provide relief. I am not in a position to advise about surgery.
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