TITLE

Schmorl's disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1954
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Schmorl's disease" is presented. It refers to the herniation of the nucleus pulposus through a cracked vertebral end plate into the vertebral body. Its resulting bone necrosis is detectable on radiograph.
ACCESSION #
21244978

 

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