Dumbbell Bones

A descriptor for the shortened and terminally enlarged long bones, seen in the hyperplastic metaphysis of metatropic dwarfism; the descriptor is also applied to the end-stage of subperiosteal hemorrhages with calcification of the periosteum, as seen in resolving scurvy
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?