epiphysial aseptic necrosis

ep·i·phys·i·al a·sep·tic ne·cro·sis

aseptic necrosis of bony epiphyses in children or adults, probably due to ischemia; may affect the upper end of the femur (Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease), the tibial tubercle (Osgood-Schlatter disease), the tarsal navicular bone or the patella (Köhler disease), the second metatarsal head (Freiberg disease), vertebral bodies (Scheuermann disease), or the capitellum of the humerus (Panner disease).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012