Scheuermann's disease


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Scheuermann's disease

[′shȯi·ər‚mänz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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--comorbidities that could affect the body axis, such as Scheuermann's disease, genetic conditions such as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, or metabolic disease,
Structural changes were found in 4/11 (36.36%) with scoliosis in 1/11 (9.09%) and kyphosis (secondary to Scheuermann's disease) in 3/11 (27.27%).
Considering these facts, differential diagnosis like Faber's disease, Morquio syndrome, Scheuermann's disease, and JIA should be ruled out.
(22) Seizure-induced thoracic compression fractures in our case are differentiated from Scheuermann's disease based on the location in the upper thoracic vertebrae.
The 77-year-old has spent the past two decades caring for her daughter Pam Dungey and granddaughter Laura Clode who both have a rare spinal condition called Scheuermann's disease. The painful and debilitating disease, which typically affects people in their teenage years, leads to a deformity of the spinal cord and greatly affects mobility.
Pam, who is able to get around the house using a wheelchair, was struck down with Scheuermann's disease in her late 20s shortly after giving birth to Laura.
From the most frequent rheumatologic diagnoses, one reminds of dorsal-lumbar scoliosis (12 %), followed by lumbar scoliosis (5.4 %), Scheuermann's disease (5.4 %), hyperlordosis (4.8 %), dorsal cifoscoliosis (1.8 %), dorsal kyphosis (3.6 %), dorsal scoliosis (1.8 %), genu flexum (0.6 %), vertebral anomalies (0.6 %).
Causes of thoracic and thoracolumbar kyphosis are osteoporosis, Scheuermann's disease, post traumatic kyphosis, post infection kyphosis, paralytic kyphosis (2) etc.
The couple decided to build a new home tailored to Andy's medical needs after he was diagnosed with Scheuermann's Disease - a chronic back pain condition which causes mobility problems - in 2001.
They present step-by-step techniques and color illustrations of commonly performed procedures, including injection techniques, anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion, anterior lumbar interbody fusion, cervical disk replacement, and vertebral augmentation, and techniques for lumbar canal stenosis, scoliosis, post tubercular kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, Scheuermann's disease, fractures, spinal tumors, and other conditions.
She said he'd been drinking on top of medication he had been taking for Scheuermann's disease, a skeletal condition, and that had caused a temporary period of self-inflicted "insanity".