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Müller-Weiss syndrome (Walther Müller/Konrad Weiss)

Alternative eponyms

  • Osteochondrose, Typ Müller-Weiss (German)
  • Aseptische os naviculare pedis malacia, Typ Müller-Weiss (German).

Related people

Bilateral, symmetrical osteochondrosis of os naviculare pedis in adults.

Description

Bilateral, symmetrical osteochondrosis of os naviculare pedis in adults. It is marked by pain in the feet enhanced by ambulation, but may also be asymptomatic. It differs from Köhler's disease in that the age of onset is higher.

Bibliography

  • W. Müller:
    Über eine eigenartige doppelseitige Veränderung des Os naviculare pedis beim Erwachsenen.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1927; 201: 84-87.
  • K. Weiss:
    Über die “Malazie” des Os naviculare pedis.
    Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen, 1927, 45: 63-67.

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