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Scheuermann's disease

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

Medical Definition of Scheuermann's disease

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

Biographical Note for scheuermann's disease

Scheuermann

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Holger Werfel

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


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