Pott's disease

Definition of Pott's disease

Pott's´ dis`ease´
1.(Med.) Caries of the vertebræ, frequently resulting in curvature of the spine and paralysis of the lower extremities; - so named from Percival Pott, an English surgeon.
Pott's fracture
a fracture of the lower end of the fibula, with displacement of the tibia.
- Dunglison.

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T.B., TB, tuberculosis
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