multiple exostoses


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The diagnosis of MO is based on clinical and/or radiographic findings of multiple exostoses in 1 or more members of the family (3).
Lovett, "Identification and localization of the gene for EXTL, a third member of the multiple exostoses gene family," Genome Research, vol.
Genetic heterogeneity in families with hereditary multiple exostoses.
For a review on hereditary multiple exostoses, please see the article by Wicklund et al.
Hereditary Multiple Exostoses (also known as HME, EXT, MHE, Diaphyseal Aclasis, Familial Bony Spurs) is a condition which can produce bony lumps close to the end of any bone, but particularly those of the limbs.
The achievement of the 12-year-old from Gateshead is all the more commendable as he suffers from a very rare bone condition called hereditary multiple exostoses.
Christine Spencer, from Ouston, Chester-le-Street, is organising the event because her eight-year-old son Ryan has multiple exostoses, a condition where extra bone grows in and around joints, causing pain and discomfort.
She suffers from multiple exostoses, a rare inherited condition that causes bony lumps to grow at the end of some of her bones and press against her muscles.
Comparison of fluorescent single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis and denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography for detection of EXT1 and EXT2 mutations in hereditary multiple exostoses.

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