Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
An International Organization Dedicated to the Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Our Mission is to Foster Optimal Care for All Patients with Spinal Deformities
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Congenital kyphosis results from errors of formation one or more bones of the spine. It is the least common cause of excessive roundback and requires evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon.
Excessive roundback may also be seen as a result of medical diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis or osteoporosis.