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Wimberger sign

The Wimberger sign, also called Wimberger corner sign, refers to localised bilateral metaphyseal destruction of the medial proximal tibias. It is a pathognomonic sign for congenital syphilis.

It must not be confused with Wimberger ring sign seen in scurvy, which is sometimes also referred to as Wimberger sign.

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