Wimberger ring sign

Wimberger ring sign refers to a circular calcification surrounding the osteoporotic epiphyseal center of ossification in scurvy, which may result from bleeding.

It must not be confused with Wimberger sign, pathognomonic of congenital syphilis.

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rID: 21287
Section: Signs
Tags: refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Wimberger ring sign

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