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Erdheim's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Scaglietti-Dagnini syndrome
  • Erdheim’s syndrome II

Related people

Cervical spondylosis secondary to acromegaly.

Description

Cervical spondylosis secondary to acromegaly with bone and cartilage hypertrophy of the clavicle, vertebral bodies, and intervertebral disks, resulting in pain, kyphosis, movement impairment, and pain.

Bibliography

  • J. Erdheim:
    Über Wirbelsäulenveränderungen bei Akromegalie. [Virchow’s] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medicin, 1931, 281: 197-296.
  • O. Scaglietti, G. Dagnini:
    Sul quadro radiografico delle alterazioni acromegaliche dei corpi vertebrali secondo Erdheim. Radiol Fis Med (Bologna), 1939; 2: 251-264.

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