multiple hereditary exostoses


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multiple hereditary exostoses

[′məl·tə·pəl hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ‚ek·səs′tō·sēz]
(medicine)
An inherited form of exostosis, revealing itself at several sites in childhood or adolescence. Also known as diaphyseal aclasis; hereditary deforming chondrodysplasia; metaphyseal aclasis; multiple cancellous exostoses; multiple cartilaginous exostoses.
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We present an unusual case of a secondary osteoblastic osteosarcoma that developed beneath the stalk of an osteochondroma in a patient with multiple hereditary exostoses.
Shop Talk: Sugars, Bones, and a Disease Called Multiple Hereditary Exostoses. Dev Dyn 2010;239:1901-1904.
They emerge as solitary lesions due to somatic mutation or as multiple lesions in the context of systematic disorders such as multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE) [2, 4].

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