infantile cortical hyperostosis(redirected from Caffey-Silverman syndrome)
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excessive growth of bony tissue. adj., adj hyperostot´ic.
frontal internal hyperostosis (hyperostosis fronta´lis inter´na) a new formation of bone tissue protruding in patches on the internal surface of the cranial bones in the frontal region, most commonly affecting women near menopause.
generalized cortical hyperostosis a hereditary disorder beginning during puberty, marked by osteosclerosis of the skull, mandible, clavicles, ribs, and diaphyses of long bones, associated with elevated blood alkaline phosphatase.
infantile cortical hyperostosis a syndrome seen in infants under six months of age, marked by fever, arthralgias, and swelling and cortical thickening of facial, trunk, and long bones. Called also Caffey's disease.
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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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infantile cortical hyperostosisCaffey disease An AD condition characterized by early onset hyperostosis and neo-osteogenesis, of facial and, less commonly, long bones, soft tissue swelling, hyperirritability, dysphagia, fever, pleuritis Lab ↑ ESR, alk phos
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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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