Caffey disease

Caf·fey disease (kafґe) [John Patrick Caffey, American pediatrician, 1895–1978] infantile cortical hyperostosis.

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  • Caffey disease — infantile cortical hyperostosis …   Medical dictionary

  • Caffey's disease — see hyperostosis J. Caffey (1895 1966), US paediatrician …   Medical dictionary

  • Caffey's disease — see hyperostosis [Caffey (1895–1966), US paediatrician] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Caffey syndrome — ▪ pathology also called  infantile cortical hyperostosis        a hereditary disease of infants, characterized by swellings of the periosteum (the bone layer where new bone is produced) and the bone cortex of the upper arms, shoulder girdle, and… …   Universalium

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Caffey — John Patrick, U.S. physician, radiologist, and pediatrician, the “the father of pediatric radiology”, 1895–1978. See C. disease, C. syndrome, C. Kempe syndrome, C. Silverman syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Infantile cortical hyperostosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29307 ICD10 = ICD10|M|89|8|m|86 ICD9 = ICD9|756.59 ICDO = OMIM = 114000 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = orthoped eMedicineTopic = 151 MeshID = D006958 Infantile cortical hyperostosis is a self… …   Wikipedia

  • Hyperostosis — Overgrowth of bone. Hyperostosis is a nonspecific term that does not refer to any particular condition. * * * 1. Hypertrophy of bone. 2. SYN: exostosis. [hyper + G. osteon, bone, + osis, condition] ankylosing h. SYN: diffuse idiopathic skeletal h …   Medical dictionary

  • List of diseases (C) — A list of diseases in the English wikipedia.C* C syndrome * C1 esterase deficiency (angioedema)CaCac Cal* Cacchi Ricci disease * CACH syndrome * Cafe au lait spots syndrome * Caffey disease * CAHMR syndrome * Calcinosis cutis (see also CREST… …   Wikipedia

  • infantile cortical hyperostosis — a disease of young infants characterized by soft tissue swellings over the affected bones, fever, and irritability, and marked by periods of remission and exacerbation; called also Caffey disease …   Medical dictionary

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