Garré disease

scle·ros·ing os·te·i·tis

fusiform thickening or increased density of bones, of unknown cause; it has been considered a form of chronic nonsuppurative osteomyelitis.

scle·ros·ing os·te·i·tis

(sklĕ-rō'sing os'tē-ī'tis)
Fusiform thickening or increased density of bones, of unknown cause.
Synonym(s): Garré disease.

Garré disease

Condensing osteitis or chronic osteomyelitis due to pyogenic cocci.
See also: Garré, Carl

Garré,

Carl, Swiss surgeon, 1857-1928.
Garré disease - fusiform thickening or increased density of bones. Synonym(s): sclerosing osteitis
Garré osteomyelitis - chronic osteomyelitis with proliferative periostitis; a focal gross thickening of the periosteum with peripheral reactive bone formation resulting from mild infection.
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