jail bars sign
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jail bars signRadiology Dense osteosclerosis of ribs, seen on a plain AP CXR, resulting in horizontal bands fancifully likened to bars in a prison window; first described in agnogenic myeloid metaplasia; it may be seen in sickle cell anemia and osteopetrosis.
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