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Idiopathic multicentric osteolysis: report of two new cases and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3041835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Idiopathic multicentric osteolysis is a rare skeletal disorder, usually presenting in early childhood with a clinical picture mimicking juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Progressive destruction of the carpal and tarsal bones usually occurs and other bones may also be involved. Chronic renal failure is a frequent component of this syndrome. Mental retardation and minor facial abnormalities have been noted in some patients. We report on 2 unrelated, sporadic cases, one with facial anomalies and the other with nephropathy. Our second patient is the first black child to be diagnosed with this disease. The mode of presentation, differential diagnosis, and natural history of this disorder are briefly reviewed.
Authors:
G S Pai; R I Macpherson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical genetics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0148-7299     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-31     Completed Date:  1988-08-31     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708900     Medline TA:  Am J Med Genet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  929-36     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Osteolysis / genetics*
Osteolysis, Essential / genetics*,  radiography

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