Preiser disease(redirected from Avascular necrosis of the scaphoid)
Preiser disease(prī′zĕr, prīs′)
[Georg K.F. Preiser, Ger. orthopedic surgeon, 1879–1913]
Osteoporosis of the scaphoid bone (a carpal bone in the wrist), generally resulting from fracture or repeated trauma.
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Preiser,Georg Karl Felix, German orthopedic surgeon, 1879-1913.
Preiser disease - atrophy or osteoporosis due to osteoporosis or fracture that has not been properly treated.
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