melorheostosis

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melorheostosis

 [mel″o-re″os-to´sis]
a form of osteosclerosis, with linear tracks extending through the long bones.

mel·o·rhe·os·to·sis

(mel'ō-rē'os-tō'sis), [MIM*155950] Although the diagraph rh occurring at the beginning of a syllable in a word of Greek origin is ordinarily changed to rrh when a prefix or other lexical element is placed before it, the r is not doubled in this word.
Rheostosis confined to the long bones.
[G. melos, limb, + rheos, stream, + osteon, bone, + -ōsis]

melorheostosis

/melo·rhe·os·to·sis/ (mel″ŏ-re″os-to´sis) a form of osteosclerosis, with linear tracks extending through a long bone; see rheostosis.

melorheostosis

An idiopathic defect of long bone growth, characterised by cortical thickening of long (tubular) bones which, when stripped of muscle, simulates a candle with wax melted down a side.
 
Clinical findings
Pain, limitation of movement; contraction and/or fusion of joint spaces, usually of one limb.

melorheostosis

Lèri's disease An idiopathic defect of long bone growth, characterized by cortical thickening of long–tubular bones which, when stripped of muscle, simulates a candle with wax dribbled down a side Clinical Pain, limitation of movement, contraction and/or fusion of joint spaces, usually of one limb

mel·o·rhe·os·to·sis

(mel'ō-rē-os-tō'sis)
Rheostosis confined to the long bones.
[G. melos, limb, + rheos, stream, + osteon, bone, + -ōsis]

melorheostosis

; ivory bone formation rare hyperostosis of long bones of limbs, characterized by patchy linear sclerosis and cortical new bone formation

melorheostosis

a form of osteosclerosis, with linear tracks extending through the long bones.