chronic diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis

chron·ic dif·fuse scle·ros·ing os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

a proliferative reaction of bone to a low-grade infection of the jaws; most often seen in middle-aged or older black women as extensive, often bilateral, radio-opacities of the mandible and maxilla.

chron·ic dif·fuse scle·ros·ing os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

(kronik di-fyūs skler-ōsing ostē-ō-mīĕ-lītis)
Proliferative reaction of bone to low-grade infection of the jaws; most often seen in middle-aged or older black women as extensive, often bilateral, radioopacities of the mandible and maxilla.
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Chronic diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis of the humerus: novel treatment with calcitonin.
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