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Scheuermann's disease


Scheuermann's disease

noun Scheuer·mann's disease \ˈshi-ər-ˌmänz-\

Definition of SCHEUERMANN'S DISEASE

:  osteochondrosis of the vertebrae associated in the active state with pain and kyphosis

Biographical Note for SCHEUERMANN'S DISEASE

Scheuermann, Holger Werfel (1877–1960), Danish orthopedist. Scheuermann practiced radiology in Copenhagen. He described osteochondrosis of the vertebrae in 1920.
March 06, 2015
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