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Skeletal abnormalities in Satoyoshi's syndrome: a radiographic study of eight cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8372359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Skeletal abnormalities of eight patients with Satoyoshi's syndrome, a rare condition of unknown etiology characterized by progressive muscle spasms, alopecia, and diarrhea, were studied radiographically. Various skeletal changes were observed including metaphyseal lesions, slipping of multiple epiphyses, cystic lesions, acroosteolysis and osteolysis, bone fragmentation at tendinous insertions, fatigue fractures, and early osteoarthrosis. This wide range of lesions is likely to be due to repeated injuries to the growth plates, epiphyses, and tendon attachments in the growing skeleton caused by recurrent vigorous muscle spasms.
Authors:
S Ikegawa; A Nagano; E Satoyoshi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0364-2348     ISO Abbreviation:  Skeletal Radiol.     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-10-12     Completed Date:  1993-10-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Alopecia*
Bone Diseases / radiography*
Child
Child, Preschool
Diarrhea*
Female
Humans
Male
Muscle Spasticity*
Syndrome

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