melorheostosis

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melorheostosis

 [mel″o-re″os-to´sis]
a form of osteosclerosis, with linear tracks extending through the long bones.
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mel·o·rhe·os·to·sis

(mel'ō-rē'os-tō'sis), [MIM*155950] Although the diagraph rh occurring at the beginning of a syllable in a word of Greek origin is ordinarily changed to rrh when a prefix or other lexical element is placed before it, the r is not doubled in this word.
Rheostosis confined to the long bones.
[G. melos, limb, + rheos, stream, + osteon, bone, + -ōsis]
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melorheostosis

An idiopathic defect of long bone growth, characterised by cortical thickening of long (tubular) bones which, when stripped of muscle, simulates a candle with wax melted down a side.
 
Clinical findings
Pain, limitation of movement; contraction and/or fusion of joint spaces, usually of one limb.
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melorheostosis

Lèri's disease An idiopathic defect of long bone growth, characterized by cortical thickening of long–tubular bones which, when stripped of muscle, simulates a candle with wax dribbled down a side Clinical Pain, limitation of movement, contraction and/or fusion of joint spaces, usually of one limb
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mel·o·rhe·os·to·sis

(mel'ō-rē-os-tō'sis)
Rheostosis confined to the long bones.
[G. melos, limb, + rheos, stream, + osteon, bone, + -ōsis]
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