hyperostosis corticalis deformans
[ kôr′tĭ-kā′lĭs dē-fôr′mănz′ ]
A hereditary disorder marked by irregular thickening of skull and bone cortex with thickening and widening of the shafts of long bones and elevated levels of serum alkaline phosphatase.
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