Kümmell's disease


Küm·​mell's disease ˈk(y)ü-məlz- How to pronounce Kümmell's disease (audio) ˈkim-əlz- How to pronounce Kümmell's disease (audio)
: a syndrome following compression fracture of a vertebra that involves spinal pain, intercostal neuralgia, and motor disturbances of the legs

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“Kümmell's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/K%C3%BCmmell%27s%20disease. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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