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Caffey, John Patrick
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Caffey, John Patrick, U.S. physician, radiologist, and pediatrician, the father of pediatric radiology, 1895-1978.
- neonatal subperiosteal bone formation over many bones, especially the mandible and clavicles and the shafts of long bones. Synonym(s): Caffey disease
; Caffey-Silverman syndrome
; infantile cortical hyperostosis