Milkman syndrome


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Milkman syndrome

 [milk´man]
a generalized bone disease marked by multiple transparent stripes of absorption in the long and flat bones.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Milk·man syn·drome

(milk'man),
osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures, usually bilateral and symmetrical, may develop true pathologic fractures.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A term of waning popularity (given that few communities still have milk deliveries) for the observation that a baby has a particular trait—e.g., blue eyes—despite the fact that both parents have a different one—e.g, brown eyes
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Milkman syndrome

Generalized osteomalacia A 'radiologist's disease' more common in middle-aged ♀, characterized by alternating symmetrical radiolucent bands or pseudofractures corresponding to resorption and mineralization near arteries, a condition that responds to vitamin D therapy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Milk·man syn·drome

(milk'man sin'drōm)
Osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures, usually bilateral and symmetric; true pathologic fractures may also develop.
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Milkman,

Louis Arthur, U.S. radiologist, 1895-1951.
Milkman fracture
Milkman syndrome - osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures.
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