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osteosclerosis

 [os″te-o-sklĕ-ro´sis]
the hardening, or abnormal density, of bone. adj., adj osteosclerot´ic.
osteosclerosis conge´nita achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis osteopetrosis; so called because of frequency of pathologic fracture of affected bones.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis generalisa´ta osteopoikilosis.

os·te·o·scle·ro·sis

(os'tē-ō-skle-rō'sis),
Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.
[osteo- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

osteosclerosis

/os·teo·scle·ro·sis/ (-sklĕ-ro´sis) the hardening or abnormal density of bone.osteosclerot´ic
osteosclerosis conge´nita  achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis  osteopetrosis.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis generalisa´ta  osteopoikilosis.

osteosclerosis

[os′tē·ōsklerō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + skleros, hard, osis, condition
an abnormal increase in the density of bone tissue. The condition occurs in a variety of disease states and is commonly associated with ischemia, chronic infection, and tumor formation. It also may be caused by faulty bone resorption as a result of some abnormality involving osteoclasts. See also achondroplasia, osteopetrosis, osteopoikilosis. osteosclerotic, adj.

osteosclerosis

(1) Bony sclerosis.
(2) Eburnation.

os·te·o·scle·ro·sis

(os'tē-ō-skler-ō'sis)
Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.
[osteo- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

osteosclerosis

Any abnormal bone thickening resulting in an increase in bone density. See also OSTEOPETROSIS.

osteosclerosis

; eburnation abnormal hardening of bone, especially where articular cartilage has been lost, e.g. joints affected by osteoarthritis

os·te·o·scle·ro·sis

(os'tē-ō-skler-ō'sis)
Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.
[osteo- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

osteosclerosis (os´tēōsklərō´sis),

n an increased bone formation resulting in reduced marrow spaces and increased radiopacity.
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Osteoradionecrosis.
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Osteosarcoma.

osteosclerosis

the hardening, or abnormal density, of bone.

osteosclerosis congenita
achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fragilis
osteopetrosis; so called because of frequency of pathological fracture of affected bones.
osteosclerosis fragilis generalisata
osteopoikilosis.
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5) Intramedullary osteosclerosis is clinically and histologically indistinguishable from Ribbing disease (osteoblastic activity and new bone formation), but it is nonhereditary condition.
Osteosclerosis that is increased density of the bones has previously been described on MRI as low signal intensity on both T1 and T2 weighted images.
1-3) It is an autosomal recessive illness (1-6) that manifests as generalised osteosclerosis of the skeleton as a result of decreased bone turnover.
Additionally, chronic fluoride toxicity can be characterized by osteosclerosis, weight loss, anemia, and joint pain.
Twenty-six dialysis patients (58% of all dialysis patients studied) had the following radiographic abnormalities in the jaws: osteoporosis (100%), lamina dura reduction or loss (27%), calcifications of soft tissues or salivary glands (15%), focal osteosclerosis adjacent to tooth roots (12%), and Brown tumors (8%).
In some fluorosis areas, almost all elementary and junior high school students had dental fluorosis, and osteosclerosis in the skeletal fluorosis patients was very serious (Ando et al.
Information is organized according to classes of radiologic findings, with separate chapters addressing the differential diagnosis of osteopenia, osteosclerosis, trauma and fractures, arthritis, tumors, and lesions.
Other radiographic evidence of multiple myeloma includes expansile lesions, alteration of bone texture, diffuse bone destruction, soft tissue masses and, in some instances, osteosclerosis.
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The diagnosis of ADO2 is usually made from radiographs, which demonstrate widespread osteosclerosis and the presence of endobones (bone-within-a-bone appearance), most commonly noted in the vertebrae (sandwich vertebrae), pelvis, and at the ends of the long bones (9).
even minuscule amounts of fluoride will cause osteosclerosis, spondylosis, osteopetrosis, and goiter, and we cannot afford to run the risk of producing such serious systemic disturbances in applying what is a doubtful procedure to prevent dental disfigurements among children.