Scheuermann's disease

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

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Back pain

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male
CT

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

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Case information

rID: 18624
Case created: 15th Jul 2012
Last edited: 25th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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