A Gibbus deformity is a short-segment structural thoracolumbar kyphosis resulting in sharp angulation. There are a number of causes which can be divided into congenital and acquired.
- cretinism (hypothyroidism)
- Apert syndrome
- Coffin-Lowry syndrome
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