dowager's hump

noun
a type of kyphosis, common in older women, in which the shoulders become rounded and the upper back develops a hump: caused by osteoporosis resulting in skeletal deformity.
Compare lordosis.
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dowager's hump dow·a·ger's hump (dou'ə-jərz)
n.
An abnormal curvature of the spine that is primarily manifested as a rounded hump in the upper back and that typically affects older women, with the curvature being the result of collapse of the spinal column because of osteoporosis.

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Left unattended, many fractures can result in an exaggerated rounded curvature of the spine, called kyphosis or dowager's hump.
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