syphilitic osteochondritis(redirected from Wegner disease)
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.