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in·fan·tile cor·ti·cal hy·per·os·to·sis[MIM*114000]
neonatal subperiosteal bone formation over many bones, especially the mandible, clavicles, and the shafts of long bones; it follows fever, usually appearing before 6 months of age and disappearing during childhood; familial cases are inherited as autosomal dominant.
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Caffey diseaseAn autosomal dominant condition MIM 114000 characterised by fever, inflammation, swelling of affected bones (tibia, mandible, ulna and facial bones) and restlessness.
Caffey disease is linked to a mutation of COL1A1.
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Caffey diseaseInfantile cortical hyperostosis Pediatrics An AD condition characterized by fever, inflammation,. swelling of affected bones–tibia, mandible, ulna and facial bones, restlessness
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Caffey,John Patrick, U.S. physician, radiologist, and pediatrician, the father of pediatric radiology, 1895-1978.
Caffey-Silverman syndrome - Synonym(s): Caffey syndrome
Caffey disease - Synonym(s): Caffey syndrome
Caffey syndrome - 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
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