Disease Information for Platyspondyly

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (spine)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Axial skeletal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
CLASS/Vertebra/Spine disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Definition

Platyspondly id from a greek word where Platy means wide and spondyly means vertebrae thus this is the condition where patient presents with wide veretebral body, which presents the vertebrae as flattened with the result of imparement.

Compare this condition with spinal stenosis where there is a narrowing of the vertebrae resulting in nerve impingement which may develop pain that is radiating as the condition progresses, also numbnes can be felt, may result in paralysis if not Physio Therapic managered early after diagnosis. Also see spinal infective spondolysis and spondolystheses.

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