aclasis


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aclasis

 [ak´lah-sis]
pathologic continuity of structure, as in dyschondroplasia.
diaphyseal aclasis hereditary multiple exostoses.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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ac·la·sis

(ak'lă-sis)
A state of continuity between normal and abnormal tissue.
[G. a- priv. + klasis, a breaking away, a fragment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aclasis

Deformation or abnormal moulding of a structure, such as a bone, during fetal development or growth.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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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.
Diaphyseal aclasis is a rare genetic skeletal condition due to developmental abnormalities of the growth plate causing multiple cartilage covered exostoses to form on the surface of the metaphysis or the adjacent diaphysis region of long bones.
This case illustrates a late presentation of a known complication associated with diaphseal aclasis. In this age group we present one of the largest, non-ruptured, popliteal pseudo aneurysms reported.
1001 Toronto, ON CAN M5C 2E3 (416) 363-3373 (416) 363-3393 (fax) www.diabetes.ca ??info@eda-nat.org 1,2,4,6,7,8; French materials DIAPHYSEAL ACLASIS See: Exostoses, Multiple Hereditary DIGESTIVE DISORDERS See: Celiac Disease; Celiac Sprue; Crohn Disease & Colitis; Gluten Intolerance; Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction Syndrome; Ostomy DIGESTIVE DYSMOTILITY See: Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction Syndrome DIMORSIER SYNDROME See: Growth Disorders DISCOID LUPUS See: Autoimmune Disorders DOWN SYNDROME Association for Children with Down Syndrome 2616 Martin Ave.
Trevor, "Tarso-epiphyseal aclasis, a congenital error of epiphysial development," J Bone Joint SurgBr, vol.
Fairbank, "Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (tarsoepiphyseal aclasis)," J Bone Joint Br, vol.