Scheuermann disease

Case contributed by Maxime St-Amant


Back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

There is kyphotic deformity of lower dorsal vertebral bodies with irregularities of vertebral plateau and Schmorl's nodule. This is compatible with Scheuermann disease. Also note precocious intervertebral disc degenerative changes with a vacuum phenomenon.

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