Pott's diseasePott's disease
tuberculous caries of the vertebrae, resulting in curvature of the spine
Origin of Pott's diseaseafter Percival Pott (1714-88), Eng surgeon
Partial destruction of the vertebral bones, usually caused by a tuberculous infection and often producing curvature of the spine.
Origin of Pott's diseaseAfter Percival Pott, (1714–1788), British surgeon.
After Percivall Pott (1714-1788), a London surgeon who trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.