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infantile cortical hyperostosis

infantile cortical hyperostosis in Medicine

infantile cortical hyperostosis n.
A painful thickening of membrane surrounding soft bone tissue, especially in the mandible, the clavicles, and the shafts of long bones, following fever and usually appearing before six months of age and disappearing during childhood. Also called Caffey's disease, Caffey's syndrome.

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