Lumbar Scheuermann disease

Lumbar Scheuermann disease is a type of variant Scheuermann disease where there are some radiological features of Scheuermann's disease without an abnormal kyphosis.

On radiographs, affected individuals can have vertebral end plate changes, disc space narrowing, and anterior Schmorl's nodes, but not otherwise fulfilling Sorensen criteria 2.

This has been reported in the lumbar spine and thoraco-lumbar junction of patients of all ages. Patient's may have back pain.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lumbar Scheuermann's disease
  • Lumbar varient Scheuermann's disease
  • Atypical Scheuermann's disease
  • Type 2 Scheuermann's disease
  • Type II Scheuermann's disease
  • Osteochondrosis juvenilis lumbalis

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