Straight back syndrome

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Straight back syndrome refers to loss of the normal thoracic kyphosis. Individuals with this condition can present with a cardiac murmur due to compression of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) 2.  

There is questionable association with mitral valve prolapse 1

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rID: 2091
Systems: Chest, Spine
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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