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a pathological condition of mind or body

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Five days following biopsy, the laboratory reported that the biopsy was consistent with Caffey's disease, which usually presents in infancy, and is characterized by fever, soft tissue swelling, and new bone formation that can result in bony deformity.
The diagnosis of Caffey's disease is especially difficult during its initial stages because of the nonspecific nature of the symptoms, which can include fever, poor appetite, malaise, and the nonspecific laboratory abnormalities of leukocytosis, thrombocytopenia, and elevated ESR.
The declining incidence of Caffey's disease may be related to the absence of radiographic findings in symptomatic patients or the relatively late presentation of radiographic changes in the course of the disease.
Ultimately, the patient's fever, physical findings, and failure to thrive can all be explained by a diagnosis of Caffey's disease.
Caffey's disease revisited: further evidence for autosomal dominant inheritance with incomplete penetrance.