Panner's disease


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Panner's disease

a rare form of osteochondrosis in which abnormal bony growth occurs in the capitulum of the humerus.

osteochondritis

Orthopedics Inflammation of bone and joint surfaces–usually aseptic; note: A legacy of the German school of medicine was eponymic immortalization of osteochondritis in each joint
Osteochondritis eponyms
Freiberg's disease–metatarsal head
Haglund's disease–calcaneus
Köhler's disease–tarsal-navicular bones
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease–femoral head
Osgood-Schlatter disease–tibial tubercle
Panner's disease–humeral head
Sinding-Larsen-Johannson disease–patella
Thiemann's disease–metacarpal and metatarsal bones
Wegner's disease–osteochondritis with epiphyseal separation–congenital syphilis
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Physicians and sports medicine experts say Panner's disease has been diagnosed for years.
Larry Nassar, the national medical coordinator for USA Gymnastics, the United States' governing body for the sport, said he has been seeing cases of Panner's disease for 20 years.
In most cases of children with Panner's disease, the persistent pain diminishes with growth.
But besides Panner's disease, Wong also suffers symptoms associated with another bone disorder, called osteochondritis dissecans, Resnick said.
But for Wong, who has Olympic dreams, Panner's disease is an annoying setback.