Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy

the skeletal abnormalities, collectively, of pseudohypoparathyroidism type 1. These include short stature, abnormally short fingers and toes (particularly involving the fourth and fifth metacarpals and metatarsals), and soft-tissue calcification.
F. Albright (1900-69), US physician

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy — the skeletal abnormalities, collectively, of pseudohypoparathyroidism type 1. These include short stature, abnormally short fingers and toes (particularly involving the fourth and fifth metacarpals and metatarsals), and soft tissue calcification …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Albright hereditary osteodystrophy syndrome — Al·bright hereditary osteodystrophy, syndrome (awlґbrīt) [Fuller Albright, American physician and endocrinologist, 1900–1969] see pseudohypoparathyroidism and see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Albright hereditary osteodystrophy — pseudohypoparathyroidism …   Medical dictionary

  • osteodystrophy — Defective formation of bone. SYN: osteodystrophia. [osteo + G. dys, difficult, imperfect, + trophe, nourishment] Albright hereditary o. an inherited form of hyperparathyroidism associated with ectopic …   Medical dictionary

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  • McCune–Albright syndrome — McCune Albright syndrome Classification and external resources Café au lait skin pigmentation. A) A typical lesion on the face, chest, and arm of a 5 year old girl with McCune Albright syndrome which demonstrates jagged coast of Maine borders,… …   Wikipedia

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