Scheuermann's disease

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Scheuermann's disease

 [shoi´er-manz]
osteochondrosis of the vertebral epiphyses in juveniles.
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Scheuermann's disease

Juvenile kyphosis due to damaged bone in the spinal vertebrae.
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