disappearing bone disease

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dis·ap·pear·ing bone dis·ease

extensive decalcification of a single bone; of unknown cause, sometimes associated with angioma.
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Lemuel W., U.S. physician, 1885-1968.
Gorham disease - extensive decalcification of a single bone. Synonym(s): disappearing bone disease
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