"Scheuermann, or Scheuermann's, disease
) is a deformity in the thoracic or thoracolumbar spine in which pediatric patients have an increased kyphosis along with backache and localized changes in the vertebral bodies."
"What is Scheuermann's Disease?
Scheuermann's Disease is a spinal (skeletal) disease that typically presents itself in children during adolescence. It is often noted by an accentuated curvature, or "hunched back" and if left untreated, may lead to significant health complications later in life."
The Scheuermann’s Disease Fund was created to dramatically improve public awareness of Scheuermann’s Disease, or Scheuermann’s Kyphosis as it is sometimes called, as well as improving the lives of those living with its effects.
, also known as juvenile kyphosis, juvenile discogenic disease 11 or vertebral epiphysitis, is a common condition which results in kyphosis
of the thoracic or thoracolumbar spine."