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Ivory epiphyses of the metacarpals

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Concept ID:
Anatomical Abnormality
Synonym: Increased bone density of end part of the long bone of hands
HPO: HP:0009191


Sclerosis of the epiphyses of the metacarpals, leading to an increased degree of radiopacity (white or ivory appearance) in X-rays. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVIvory epiphyses of the metacarpals

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Poznanski AK, Iannaccone G, Pasquino AM, Boscherini B
Pediatr Radiol 1983;13(1):19-24. doi: 10.1007/BF00975661. PMID: 6682547

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