Skip to Content
Medical Term:

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

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.