Bone chapter (nontumor and tumor)
Other tumors of bone
Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 August 2013, last major update June 2005
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- Also called Gorham disease
- Resembles skeletal angiomatosis, but probably not a vascular neoplasm
- Cause unknown
- Destructive reabsorption of a whole bone or several bones, with replacement by heavily vascularized fibrous tissue
Markedly distorted proximal femur
End of Bone chapter (nontumor and tumor) > Other tumors of bone > Massive osteolysis
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