Kümmell' s disease: A rare spine entity in a young adult.


Over 100 years ago, Dr Hermann Kümmell described a rare clinical entity in which patients, after a trivial trauma and an asymptomatic period, developed a progressive vertebral body collapse and a painful kyphosis. We present the case of a 31years old heavy labourer, fitting Kümmell's criteria. The patient referred to us in an incapacitated state, due to… (More)


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