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exostosis

 [ek″sos-to´sis] (Gr.)
a benign new growth projecting from a bone surface and characteristically capped by cartilage. adj., adj exostot´ic.
exostosis cartilagi´nea a variety of osteoma consisting of a layer of cartilage developing beneath the periosteum of a bone.
hereditary multiple exostosis a generally benign, hereditary disorder of enchondral growth of bone, marked by exostoses near the extremities of the diaphysis of long bones.

ex·os·to·sis

, pl.

ex·os·to·ses

(eks'os-tō'sis, -sēz),
A cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage.
See also: osteochondroma.
Synonym(s): hyperostosis (2) , poroma (2)
[exo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

exostosis

(ĕk′sŏ-stō′sĭs)
n. pl. exosto·ses (-sēz)
A bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth.

ex·os·to·sis

, pl. exostoses (eks'os-tō'sis, -sēz)
A cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage.
See also: osteochondroma
Synonym(s): hyperostosis (2) , poroma (2) .
[exo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

exostosis

An outgrowth from the surface of a bone, usually in response to inflammation or repeated trauma. The commonest form of exostosis is the bunion caused by abnormal local pressure from unsuitable footwear.

ex·os·to·sis

, pl. exostoses (eks'os-tō'sis, -sēz)
Cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage.
[exo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]
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Tomita, "Osteosarcoma arising from multiple exostoses lesion: case report," Japanese Journal ofClinical Oncology, vol.
A case report of a patient with hereditary multiple exostoses," Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
Although there is good literature review published regarding cases of hereditary multiple exostoses, however, only a few cases have been reported in Puerto Rico.
Duncan, "Etiological point mutations in the hereditary multiple exostoses gene EXT1: a functional analysis of heparan sulfate polymerase activity," American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
Clinical outcome and genotype in patients with hereditary multiple exostoses. J Orthop Res.
The first individuals who were found to have a defect in the biosynthesis of O-linked glycans were diagnosed with known clinical syndromes, such as multiple exostoses, the progeroid form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and WWS.
His achievements are all the more remarkable as he suffers from a bone condition called Hereditary Multiple Exostoses (HME), which affects only around 1,000 people in Britain.
Osteochondroma occurs frequently as a solitary osteocartilaginous exostosis and rarely as hereditary multiple lesions (Hereditary Multiple Exostoses, HME) [7, 8].
Now 42, the Walkergate mum-of-three has lived with the debilitating bone disorder Hereditary Multiple Exostoses since she was a baby.
Nhereditary Multiple Exostoses (HME, EXT, MHE, Diaphyseal Aclasis, Familial Bony Spurs) is usually, but not necessarily, an inherited condition which can produce bony lumps close to the end of any bone, but particularly those of the limbs
John Simpson and his two teenage boys all suffer from Hereditary Multiple Exostoses, a condition that sees lumps growing on their bones.

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