Pott's disease

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After Percivall Pott (1714–1788), a London surgeon who trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

Noun[edit]

Pott's disease (uncountable)

  1. A presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis that affects the spine, a kind of tuberculous arthritis of the intervertebral joints.