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A fibrous degeneration, cyst formation, and the presence of fibrous nodules in bone, usually due to HPT
[OCOSH Code: D010002 84727000 E21.0 BD_EBD_HPT_OFC]

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Engel-von Recklinghausen syndrome

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Also known as: von Recklinhausen disease II von Recklinghausen’s disease of bone Associated persons: Gerhard Engel Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen Description: Now mostly historical term for a generalized rarefying bone disorder with skeletal deformation, seen in advanced hyperparathyroidism. It is characterized by cysts or brown tumours in the form of deeply pigmented foci consisting of fibrous scarring...
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osteitis fibrosa CHORUS

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secondary to hypocalcemia and hyperphosphatemia followed by increased parathormone production
* subperiosteal bone resorption
o radial aspect of phalanges, distal clavicle, medial tibia plateau, medial humerus neck, distal ulna, phalangeal tufts, lamina dura of teeth
* subchondral and subligamentous bone resorption
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Osteitis fibrosa cystica information

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"A fibrous degeneration, cyst formation, and the presence of fibrous nodules in bone, usually due to HYPERPARATHYROIDISM." 3 synonyms or equivalents were found. Osteitis fibrosa cystica aka/or von Recklinghausen's disease of bone aka/or Brown tumor may be caused by or feature of Hyperparathyroidism may cause or feature Miscellaneous syndromes Bone cyst Pathological fracture X-ray abnormalities Osteosclerosis Inflammatory conditions Osteitis belong(s) to the category of Inflammatory conditions
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