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hyperostosis

 [hi″per-os-to´sis]
excessive growth of bony tissue. adj., adj hyperostot´ic.
frontal internal hyperostosis (hyperostosis fronta´lis inter´na) a new formation of bone tissue protruding in patches on the internal surface of the cranial bones in the frontal region, most commonly affecting women near menopause.
generalized cortical hyperostosis a hereditary disorder beginning during puberty, marked by osteosclerosis of the skull, mandible, clavicles, ribs, and diaphyses of long bones, associated with elevated blood alkaline phosphatase.
infantile cortical hyperostosis a syndrome seen in infants under six months of age, marked by fever, arthralgias, and swelling and cortical thickening of facial, trunk, and long bones. Called also Caffey's disease.

hy·per·os·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-os-tō'sis),
1. Hypertrophy of bone.
2. Synonym(s): exostosis
[hyper- + G. osteon, bone, + -ōsis, condition]

hyperostosis

(hī′pər-ŏ-stō′sĭs)
n. pl. hyperosto·ses (-sēz)
Excessive or abnormal thickening or growth of bone tissue.

hy′per·os·tot′ic (-ŏ-stŏt′ĭk) adj.

hyperostosis

 A proliferation of bony matrix

hy·per·os·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-os-tō'sis)
1. Hypertrophy of bone.
2. Synonym(s): exostosis.
[hyper- + G. osteon, bone, + -ōsis, condition]

hyperostosis

Abnormal thickening or growth (HYPERTROPHY) of bone, either generally or, more commonly, locally.

hy·per·os·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-os-tō'sis)
1. Hypertrophy of bone.
2. Synonym(s): exostosis.
[hyper- + G. osteon, bone, + -ōsis, condition]
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A novel COL1A1 mutation in infantile cortical hyperostosis (Caffey disease) expands the spectrum of collagen-related disorders.
Long-term clinical outcome and phenotypic variability in hyperphosphatemic familial tumoral calcinosis and hyperphosphatemic hyperostosis syndrome caused by a novel GALNT3 mutation; case report and review of the literature.
A metabolic syndrome in difuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. A controlled study.
New developments in our understanding of DISH (diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis).
CT without injection typically shows an opacity of the tympanomastoid cavity associated with an hyperostosis of the temporal bone and a hairy aspect of the margins of the involved bone [11].
Calvarial Hyperostosis Syndrome (CHS) is a recently defined rare osteopathy characterized by non-neoplastic proliferation of the fat bones of the skull (Pastor et al., 2000; McConnell et al., 2006; Mathes et al., 2012).
(6) X-ray examination shows hyperostosis. Axis examination shows patellar tilt or subluxation, narrowing of lateral joint space
Oral manifestations of TS occur in 11% of affected subjects, and oral abnormalities include the presence of delayed eruption, bifid uvula, enamel hypoplasia, cystic hyperostosis, hyperplasia, enamel pitting, haemangioma, multiple osteomas, cleft lip and palate, and desmoplastic fibromas (DF) [2, 4].
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Facial CT with contrast showed diffuse hyperostosis, lytic lesion in the mandible bone, maxillary bone, cranium, and multiple calcification in the soft tissue which is compatible with osteorenal dystrophy (Figure 7).
The purpose of this report was to describe a very rare case of simultaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture in a patient who was diagnosed as having diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).

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