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ankylosing hyperostosis

[ ăngkə-lō′sĭng, -lō′zĭng ]
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n.

diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

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  • When there is hyperostosis and sclerosis, the shaft appears denser and broader than normal, and the contour is uneven or wavy.

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