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Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis pilaris is a common skin disorder characterized by small, pointed pimples.
Kidney Cancer (Condition)
Kidney cancer begins in the kidneys - two large, bean-shaped organs - one located to the left, and the other to the right of the backbone.
Kidney Stones (Condition)
A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms from crystallization of excreted substances in the urine.
Knee Pain and Problems
Many knee problems are a result of the aging process and continual wear and stress on the knee joint (i.e., arthritis). Other knee problems are a result of an injury or a sudden movement that strains the knee. Common knee problems include the following: sprained or strained knee ligaments and/or muscles, torn cartilage, tendonitis, and arthritis.
A normal spine, when viewed from behind appears straight. However, a spine affected by kyphosis shows evidence of a forward curvature of the back bones (vertebrae) in the upper back area, giving a "humpback" appearance.