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Gorham's vanishing bone disease CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00176.html

Description: "massive osteolysis of Gorham"
* painless
* occurs in kids + young adults
* not life-threatening unless vital structures are encroached upon
* some recover spontaneously, +/- residual deformity
* complete destruction of part or all of bone by angiomatous tissue
o usually unifocal
o affects proximal skeleton
o may spread into soft tissues + adjacent bones

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Fri Jul 24 2009