Dysosteosclerosis: A rare inherited condition characterized by bone development abnormalities (excessive hardening of bone and flattened vertebrae), characteristic facial features. Excessive bone growth at the base of the skull can damage the optic nerves and affect vision.
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Definitions of Dysosteosclerosis:
A syndrome originally described as generalized bony changes with cranial nerve involvement, characterized mainly by osteosclerosis, platyspondyly, short stature, frequent fractures, muscle atrophy, cranial nerve compression, flattened fingernails, and poorly calcified dental enamel. Optic atrophy, hearing impairment, and mental retardation were reported in later cases.
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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Dysosteosclerosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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