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Melorheostosis

A form of osteosclerosis extending in a linear track mainly through one of the long bones of the upper and lower limbs.
Also Known As:
Melorheostosis of Leri; Melorheostoses
Networked: 34 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Osteopoikilosis
3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
4. Hyperostosis
5. Myositis Ossificans

Experts

1. Hellemans, Jan: 2 articles (03/2006 - 11/2004)
2. Debeer, Philippe: 2 articles (03/2006 - 11/2004)
3. Verdonk, Peter C M: 2 articles (03/2006 - 11/2004)
4. Mortier, Geert R: 2 articles (03/2006 - 11/2004)
5. Savarirayan, Ravi: 2 articles (03/2006 - 11/2004)
6. De Paepe, Anne: 2 articles (03/2006 - 11/2004)
7. Gutierrez, Daniel: 1 article (09/2015)
8. Cohn, Heather I: 1 article (09/2015)
9. Mitchell, Anna L: 1 article (09/2015)
10. Cooper, Kevin D: 1 article (09/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Melorheostosis:
1. Nifedipine (Adalat)FDA LinkGeneric
2. pamidronate (APD)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Buschke-Ollendorff syndromeIBA
4. Mixed sclerosing bone dystrophyIBA
5. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
6. Schwartz-Lelek syndromeIBA
7. zoledronic acid (zoledronate)FDA Link
8. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta)IBA
9. CytokinesIBA
10. Messenger RNA (mRNA)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
2. Osteotomy
3. Decompression
4. Amputation
5. Ilizarov Technique