Medical Dictionary

Sprengel's deformity

noun Spreng·el's deformity \ ˈshpreŋ-əlz- \

medical Definition of Sprengel's deformity

:a congenital elevation of the scapula

Biographical Note for sprengel's deformity

  • Sprengel, Otto Gerhard Karl (1852–1915), German surgeon. Sprengel described a congenital elevation of the scapula in 1891.

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