progressive, symmetrical fusiform enlargement of the shafts of long bones characterized by the formation of excessive new periosteal and endosteal bone and irregular conversion of this cortical bone into cancellous bone; anemia does not occur as a rule, as in osteopetrosis.
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Engelmann,Guido, German surgeon, 1876–.
Camurati-Engelmann syndrome - Synonym(s): Engelmann disease
Engelmann disease - progressive, symmetrical fusiform enlargement of the shafts of long bones. Synonym(s): Camurati-Engelmann syndrome; diaphysial dysplasia
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