juvenile kyphosis

Scheu·er·mann dis·ease

(shoy'ĕr-mahn), [MIM*181440]
epiphysial osteonecrosis of adjacent vertebral bodies in the thoracic spine.

Scheu·er·mann dis·ease

(shoy'ĕr-mahn di-zēz')
Epiphysial osteonecrosis of adjacent vertebral bodies in the thoracic spine.
Synonym(s): juvenile kyphosis.

Scheuermann,

Holger W., Danish surgeon, 1877-1960.
Scheuermann disease - epiphysial aseptic necrosis of vertebral bodies. Synonym(s): adolescent round back; juvenile kyphosis; osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi; Scheuermann syndrome
Scheuermann juvenile kyphosis
Scheuermann syndrome - Synonym(s): Scheuermann disease
References in periodicals archive ?
Ponseti, "Juvenile kyphosis: histological and histochemical studies," The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol.
Idiopathic juvenile kyphosis occurs in 0.4-8% of the general population.
Dominant inheritance of Scheuermann's juvenile kyphosis. Am J Dis Child 1978; 132: 1105-7.

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