Causes of camptocormia.

  title={Causes of camptocormia.},
  author={Josef Finsterer and Walter Michael Strobl},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={33 17-18},
PURPOSE To identify and highlight the variable causes of camptocormia. METHOD Literature review. RESULTS Camptocormia (bent spine syndrome) is an acquired postural disease characterised by forward flexion of the thoraco-lumbar spine. Camptocormia leads to lumbar kyphosis and increases during walking or standing and completely disappears in supine position. Camptocormia is multicausal due to central or peripheral nervous system disease, idiopathic or due to some rare conditions. Camptocormia… CONTINUE READING