Scheuermann’s kyphosis

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What is Scheuermann’s kyphosis?

Scheuermann's disease is skeletal disorder of the spine that is considered to be a form of juvenile osteochondroses (derangement of bony growth during development activity) that causes localized changes in the vertebral bodies of the spine leading to back symptoms and kyphosis.

Common symptoms reported by people with Scheuermann’s kyphosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Scheuermann’s kyphosis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Phenergan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Inderal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with Scheuermann’s kyphosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Scheuermann’s kyphosis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
insomnia
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
muscle pain tiredness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness slurred speech
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
addiction constipation 4 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Phenergan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Inderal)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness lethargy
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Scheuermann’s kyphosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Scheuermann’s kyphosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 10
30s 12
40s 15
50s 9
60s 5
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 21
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

65% Female
35% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 37
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Scheuermann’s kyphosis patients who have completed their condition history
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