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A 38-year-old woman comes to her physician complaining of lower back pain. X-ray films of her back show a lordosis of the vertebral column. This increased curvature of the vertebral column is best described by which of the following terms (AIIMS Nov 2013)



A Concave anteriorly
B Concave posteriorly

C Convex anteriorly
D Convex posteriorly

Ans. C Convex anteriorly

This lady has lower back ache (LBA) due to exaggerated lumbar convexity towards the anterior. This is called as Lumbar Lordosis.

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