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22 Feb 2004

"sauermans" decease
My husband was told that he has "sauermans" decease.

What is that exactly
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01 Jan 0001

Alta, I think the disease you’re referring to is called Scheuermann’s disease. Scheuermann’s disease is a relatively common condition that is often diagnosed when x-rays are taken for other things. There is a big range of severity, but most cases have a good prognosis. What you about it depends on the severity of the curvature, but usually we advice children to reduce weight-bearing stress and to avoid strenuous activities. Good luck.
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