Milkman syndrome


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Milkman syndrome

 [milk´man]
a generalized bone disease marked by multiple transparent stripes of absorption in the long and flat bones.

Milk·man syn·drome

(milk'man),
osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures, usually bilateral and symmetrical, may develop true pathologic fractures.
A term of waning popularity (given that few communities still have milk deliveries) for the observation that a baby has a particular trait—e.g., blue eyes—despite the fact that both parents have a different one—e.g, brown eyes

Milkman syndrome

Generalized osteomalacia A 'radiologist's disease' more common in middle-aged ♀, characterized by alternating symmetrical radiolucent bands or pseudofractures corresponding to resorption and mineralization near arteries, a condition that responds to vitamin D therapy

Milk·man syn·drome

(milk'man sin'drōm)
Osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures, usually bilateral and symmetric; true pathologic fractures may also develop.

Milkman,

Louis Arthur, U.S. radiologist, 1895-1951.
Milkman fracture
Milkman syndrome - osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures.