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  1. chronic inflammatory disease of idiopathic origin, which causes a fusion of the spine
    ankylosing spondylitis
  2. ***protrusion of the central part of the disk that lies between the vertebrae, resulting in compression of the nerve root and pain
    ***herniated intervertebral disk
  3. ***extreme posterior curvature of the throracic area of the spine
  4. ***swayback; exaggerated anterior curve of the lumbar vertebrae
  5. chronic, idiopathic inflammation of a number of voluntary muscles
  6. inflammation of the sciatic nerve. Symptoms include pain and tenderness along the path of the nerve through the thigh and leg
  7. ***lateral S curve of the spine that can cause an individual to lose inches in height
  8. abnormal condition of narrowing of the spinal canal with attendant pain, sometimes caused by osteoarthritis or spondylolistesis
    spinal stenosis
  9. condition resulting from the partial forward dislocation of one vertebra over the one beneath it
  10. ***an abnormal condition characterized by stiffening of the vertebral joints
  11. chronic, systemic inflammation of unknown etiology. characterized by distinctive and butterfly-like rash on nose and cheeks. also called disseminated lupus erthematousus
    systemic lupus erythematosus
  12. connective tissue disorder that causes hardening and thickening of the skin
    systemic scleroderma

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terms related to systemic connective tissue disorders and deforming dorsopathis - chapter 3
2013-11-07 21:19:08
IBS 102

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