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a generalized bone disease marked by multiple transparent stripes of absorption in the long and flat bones.
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osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures, usually bilateral and symmetrical, may develop true pathologic fractures.
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Milkman syndromeGeneralized 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
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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 syndrome - osteomalacia with multiple pseudofractures.
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