Milkman's syndrome

Milkman's syndrome

[′milk‚manz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Decreased tubular reabsorption of phosphate, resulting in osteomalacia which gives a peculiar striped appearance (multiple pseudofractures) to the bones in roentgenograms. Also known as Looser-Milkman syndrome.
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Osteomalacia with Looser's nodes (Milkman's syndrome) due to a raised resistance to vitamin D acquired about the age of 15 years.