spondylitis deformans

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spon·dy·li·tis de·for·mans

arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column; marked by nodular deposits at the edges of the intervertebral disks with ossification of the ligaments and bony ankylosis of the intervertebral articulations, it results in a rounded kyphosis with rigidity.

spon·dy·li·tis de·for·mans

(spon'di-lī'tis dĕ-fōrm'anz)
Arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column; marked by nodular deposits at the edges of the intervertebral discs with ossification of the ligaments and bony ankylosis of the intervertebral articulations, it results in a rounded kyphosis with rigidity.
Synonym(s): Bechterew disease, Strümpell disease (1) .

Bekhterev,

(Bechterew), Vladimir M., Russian neurologist, 1857-1927.
band of Kaes-Bekhterev - see under Kaes
Bekhterev band - Synonym(s): band of Kaes-Bekhterev
Bekhterev disease - arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column. Synonym(s): spondylitis deformans
Bekhterev-Mendel reflex - percussion of the dorsum of the foot causes flexion of the toes in a pyramidal lesion. Synonym(s): dorsum pedis reflex; Mendel-Bekhterev reflex
Bekhterev nucleus - one of the nuclei raphes. Synonym(s): nucleus centralis tegmenti superior
Bekhterev sign - paralysis of automatic facial movements, the power of voluntary movement being retained.
layer of Bekhterev - Synonym(s): band of Kaes-Bekhterev
line of Bekhterev - Synonym(s): band of Kaes-Bekhterev
Mendel-Bekhterev reflex - Synonym(s): Bekhterev-Mendel reflex

Strümpell,

Ernst Adolf von, German physician, 1853-1925.
Fleischer-Strümpell ring - Synonym(s): Kayser-Fleischer ring
Marie-Strümpell disease - Synonym(s): Strümpell-Marie disease
Strümpell disease - arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column. Synonym(s): acute epidemic leukoencephalitis; spondylitis deformans
Strümpell-Marie disease - arthritis of the spine, resembling rheumatoid arthritis, that may progress to bony ankylosis. Synonym(s): ankylosing spondylitis; Marie-Strümpell disease
Strümpell phenomenon - dorsal flexion of the great toe in a paralyzed limb when the limb is drawn up against the body, flexing knee and hip. Synonym(s): tibial phenomenon
Strümpell reflex - stroking the abdomen or thigh causes flexion of the leg and adduction of the foot.
Strümpell-Westphal disease - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
Westphal-Strümpell pseudosclerosis - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
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Norman Cousins (1912-90), "was an American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate' [42], wrote the: "Anatomy of an Illness" (As Perceived by the Patient) Bantam, 1981, about his Bechterew's disease. "He was told that he had little chance of surviving, Cousins developed a recovery program incorporating mega-doses of Vitamin C, along with a positive attitude, love, faith, hope, and laughter induced by Marx Brothers films.