hyperostosis


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Related to hyperostosis: hyperostosis frontalis interna, diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

hyperostosis

[‚hī·pə‚rä′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Hypertrophy of bony tissue.
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Synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis syndrome is a rare group of sterile, inflammatory osteoarticular disorders classically associated with skin manifestations.
The causes of porotic hyperostosis and cribra orbita-lia: a reappraisal of the iron-deficiency-anemia hypothesis.
Increased bone density without modifcation of bone shape Osteopetrosis precocious type Generalised AR delayed type Type 1 uniform AD intermediate type Type 2 endobones with renal tubular Generalised AR AR acidosis Similar other types Axial osteosclerosis osteomesopyknosis Focal sclerosis AD AR with bamboo hair in vertebrae/pelvis Pycnodysostosis Generalised AR Osteosclerosis Cortical AD Stanesu type thickening of long bones, defcient facial sinus development Osteopathia striata Radiodense SP XLD isolated with striations on all cranial sclerosis bones with cranial sclerosis Sponastrime Striated AR dysplasia metaphysis Melorheostosis Flowing SP hyperostosis Osteopoikilosis Radiodense spots AD Mixed sclerosing Combined pattern SP bone dysplasia 2.
Bone invasion or hyperostosis may also be evident (Fig 1; Akutsu, Sugita, Sonobe, & Matsumura, 2003).
18) As well, bisphosphonate therapy may be beneficial in conditions that mimic osteonecrosis such as SAPHO syndrome (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis) of the mandible, in which the histologic appearance may resemble that of osteonecrosis.
Where malaria is endemic, there is a complex pattern of relationship between malaria, anaemia and porotic hyperostosis, (19) and Schachermeyr (1973:563) counts leukaemia as a contributory factor in Alexander's death, though there is no evidence of a history of bleeding and bruising.
Caranx hippos from opposite sides of the Atlantic are virtually indistinguishable externally but differ consistently in the expression of hyperostosis of the first dorsal-fin pterygiophore.
There is very little evidence of porotic hyperostosis or cribra orbitalia.
Less likely diagnostic possibilities included pyarthrosis of the sternoclavicular joint, chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis, sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis, and osteoid osteoma.
Their case had no associated hyperostosis, but, interestingly enough, demonstrated a "shell" that gave the radiologic image of a calcified mass.
Chronic toxicity is characterized by bone and joint pain, hyperostosis, hair loss, dryness and fissures of lips, nausea, intracranial hypertension, low grade fever, pruritis, weight loss, and hepatosplenomegaly.

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