Also known as: Gorham Syndrome
What is Gorham Syndrome?
Gorham syndrome is a rare condition involving gradual bone loss that can affect one or more bones.
The cause is unknown and clinical onset is from childhood to young adulthood.
Associated symptoms include:
- hemangiomas on one side of the body that can affect one or several contiguous bones
- massive bone destruction
- bone fibrosis
- diffuse muscle atrophy
Superficial hemangiomas may not always be present. When the rib cage is involved, it is usually fatal.
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