Sep 29, 2009 · Brace treatment for patients with Scheuermann's disease - a review of the literature and first experiences with a new brace design Scheuermann's disease in adults is regarded to be a different entity from that of the teenager for the major manifestation is pain and not aesthetic quality. The patient's occupation is rather more sedentary Cited by: 22.
Scheuermann's disease is a self-limiting skeletal disorder of childhood. Scheuermann's disease describes a condition where the vertebrae grow unevenly with respect to the sagittal plane; that is, the posterior angle is often greater than the anterior. This uneven growth results in the signature "wedging" shape of the vertebrae, causing kyphosis.Pronunciation: /ˈʃuːərmən/, though very often .
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