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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

Various diseases of the spine, the spinal cord, and the connective tissue are risk factors for developing kyphosis of the spine. Infections such as polio and tuberculosis, as well as mechanical issues such as trauma and poor posture, are also risk factors for the development of kyphosis.

Risk Factors

The following are the risk factors which predispose to development of kyphosis-

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