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Loss of Lumbar Lordosis

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Marked straightening of the lumbar spine.
  • Significance

  • The lumbar spine is normally lordosed, and loss of lordosis may result in pain and disability.
  • Causes of Loss of Lumbar Lordosis

  • Age-related - osteoarthritis, disc degeneration
  • Muscular weakness
  • Spinal fusion
  • Congenital abnormalities
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