Wegner sign

Wegner sign

A near-extinct term that eponymously dignifies a curved white line of calcification seen at the epiphyseal-diaphyseal interface in syphilitic epiphysitis.
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Skeletal abnormalities maybe in the forms of lucencies (demineralization) and erosions (osseous destruction) of the proximal medial tibial metaphysis (Wimberger sign), metaphyseal lucent bands, metaphyseal serrated appearance at the epiphyseal margin of long bones (Wegner sign), diaphyseal periostitis, irregular areas of increased density and rarefaction ("moth-eaten" appearance), and multiple sites of osteochondritis [1, 7, 11].