aclasis


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aclasis

 [ak´lah-sis]
pathologic continuity of structure, as in dyschondroplasia.
diaphyseal aclasis hereditary multiple exostoses.

ac·la·sis

(ak'la-sis),
A state of continuity between normal and abnormal tissue.
Synonym(s): aclasia
[G. a- priv. + klasis, a breaking away, a fragment]

aclasis

/acla·sis/ (ak´lah-sis) pathologic continuity of structure, as in multiple exostoses.
diaphyseal aclasis  multiple exostoses.

aclasis

(1) A pathological continuation of a normal structure—e.g., an exostosis.
(2) An obsolete term for a condition or sequence of events affecting the embryo, in which the lack of remodeling results in structural deformities.

ac·la·sis

(ak'lă-sis)
A state of continuity between normal and abnormal tissue.
[G. a- priv. + klasis, a breaking away, a fragment]

aclasis

Deformation or abnormal moulding of a structure, such as a bone, during fetal development or growth.

aclasia, aclasis

pathological continuity of structure, as in chondrodystrophy.
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A 15-year-old boy, with diaphyseal aclasis, presented with a two month history of a painful swelling in his left popliteal fossa, reportedly increasing in size.
Hereditary Multiple Exostoses (also known as HME, EXT, MHE, Diaphyseal Aclasis, Familial Bony Spurs) is a condition which can produce bony lumps close to the end of any bone, but particularly those of the limbs.
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