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Melorheostosis of Rib 

Melorheostosis of Rib
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Melorheostosis of Rib
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Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0081
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date: 18 April 2021

Benign, asymptomatic entity involving single or multiple bones, of unknown cause (see next slide)

Appearance of the condition is sometimes described as “dripping wax”

Very benign

Paget disease can occur in any bone

Look outside the thorax...

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