syphilitic osteochondritis

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syph·i·lit·ic os·te·o·chon·dri·tis

inflammation of the epiphysial line associated with congenital syphilis.
Synonym(s): Wegner disease

Wegner,

Friedrich R.G., German pathologist, 1843-1917.
Wegner disease - inflammation of the epiphyseal line associated with congenital syphilis. Synonym(s): syphilitic osteochondritis
Wegner line - a narrow whitish line at the junction of the epiphysis and diaphysis of a long bone, related to syphilitic epiphysitis.