[The bent spine syndrome: a focal axial myopathy of late onset].


The bent spine is a rare syndrome appearing at an advanced age which shows a posture of anterior flexion of the trunk, which is reducible and is often hereditary. It is caused by a paresia of the extensor musculature of the trunk by a focal axial myopathy of late onset. We herein describe the case of a 72-year-old woman with a progressive bent spine… (More)