hyperostosis


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hyperostosis

[‚hī·pə‚rä′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Hypertrophy of bony tissue.
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Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a condition involving heterotopic bone formation and associated pain and stiffness.
Patients with spondyloarthropathy, chronic lung disease, obesity, diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and diabetes mellitus and hypoparathyroidism that may give rise to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis-like pictures were excluded from our study.
The causes of porotic hyperostosis and criba orbitaria: A reappraisal of the Iron deficiency anemia Hypothesis.
Vitamin A in high doses my cause nausea, vomiting, fissuring of tongue, liver damage, bone-cortical hyperostosis, benign intracranial hypertension, pseudo-motor cerebra etc.
I have been diagnosed with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), a skeletal problem caused by build-up of excess bone in the spinal canal.
Typical side effects include dryness of the mouth, nose bleeds, hair thinning, altered liver function and skeletal hyperostosis.
These changes can also be seen in fibrous dysplasia, hyperparathyroidism, giant-cell tumor, and infantile cortical hyperostosis.
6 For the patients with continuous knee OA however even the internal fixation performed optimally is not enough without complete decompression due to the suppression of the spinal cord and nerve roots by protrusion of intervertebral disc and hyperostosis.
OPLL is often complicated by ossification of other spinal ligaments and by diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, which suggest that the OPLL patients have the intrinsic tendency for ectopic ossification.
Skeletal adverse effects range from arthralgia and myalgia to diffuse tendon calcification and hyperostosis.
HS also has been reported as a comorbid condition in patients with several rare syndromes, including SAPHO (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis) and PAPA (pyogenic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, and acne) syndromes.
The differential diagnoses of a clavicle swelling are numerous and include condensing osteitis [1], acute/chronic osteomyelitis, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO), sclerosing osteitis [2, 3], and hyperostosis.

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