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hypoparathyroidism CHORUS

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Description: xray findings:
* premature closing of epiphyses
* generalized increased bone density in 9%
o localized thickening of the skull
o sacroiliac, femoral head, acetabulum
o band like density in metaphyses of long bones (25%)
o thickened lamina dura and widened diploe
* soft tissue abnormalities
o intracranial calcifications (basal ganglia, choroid plexus)
o calcification of spinal and other ligaments
o subcutaneous calcifications; ectopic bone formation
o ossification of muscle insertions

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Yong H. Hahn, MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Sun Dec 06 2009