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Thiemann syndrome

Pronunciation: te'mahn

Definition: avascular necrosis of the epiphyses of phalanges of fingers or toes, usually familial, beginning in childhood or adolescence, leading to deformity of fingers; also called familial arthropathy of the fingers or toes.

Synonym(s): Thiemann disease

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