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Description: "A form of osteosclerosis or hyperostosis extending in a linear track through one of the long bones of an extremity, and consisting of proliferated ivory-like new bone. "Melo-" is from the Greek, limb and "-rheostosis" refers to streaks (rheo- from the Greek, flow), in the bones. (Dorland, 27th ed)" 3 synonyms or equivalents were found. Melorheostosis aka/or Candle bones disease aka/or Candle wax disease may cause or feature Symptoms and Signs Hemihypertrophy X-ray abnormalities Osteosclerosis

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