Milkman's syndrome | Article about Milkman's syndrome by The Free Dictionary
Milkman's syndrome[′milk‚manz ‚sin‚drōm]
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.