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Melorheostosis

Introduction: Melorheostosis

Description of Melorheostosis

Melorheostosis (medical condition): A rare bone disorder involving overgrowth of the outer layer of bone in a...more »

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Melorheostosis: 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)
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Melorheostosis: 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).
Source: MeSH 2007

Melorheostosis: Related Topics

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Melorheostosis: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Melorheostosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Melorheostosis, or a subtype of Melorheostosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Melorheostosis as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Melorheostosis as a Disease

Melorheostosis (medical condition): See Melorheostosis (disease information).
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Melorheostosis: Related Diseases

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Broader terms for Melorheostosis

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Hierarchical classifications of Melorheostosis

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