Chronic inflammation of the head of the femur in children. Results in atrophy and shortening of the neck and femur with a wide flat head.
Osteochondritis deformans juvenilis is also entered as Scheuermann's disease, but it is uncertain whether this is the same condition.
- H. Waldenström:
Die Tuberkulose des Collum femoris im Kindesalter und ihre Beziehungen zur Hüftgelenkentzündung. Stockholm, 1910.
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