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Scheuermann Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Scheuermann Disease
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.821.500.500
C05.116.900.800.500.500
C05.116.900.808.500
Unique ID
D012544
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012544
Scope Note
A type of juvenile osteochondrosis affecting the fibrocartilaginous disc (INTERVERTEBRAL DISC) in the thoracic or thoracolumbar region of the SPINE. It is characterized by a forward concave SPINAL CURVATURE or KYPHOSIS.
Entry Version
SCHEUERMANN DIS
Entry Term(s)
Adolescent Hyperkyphosis
Adolescent Kyphosis
Juvenile Kyphosis
Juvenile Osteochondrosis of Spine
Scheuermann Juvenile Kyphosis
Scheuermann Kyphosis
Scheuermann's Disease
Scheuermann's Kyphosis
NLM Classification #
WS 275
Public MeSH Note
2009; see SCHEUERMANN'S DISEASE 1963-2008
History Note
2009(1963)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Scheuermann Disease Preferred
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