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Synonyms for disease

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Synonyms for disease

a pathological condition of mind or body

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Caffey's disease: A case originating in the first metatarsal and review of a 12 year experience.
Infantile cortical hyperostosis (ICH), or Caffey's disease, is a rare entity of unknown origin that primarily affects infants.
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.