spontaneous osteolysismedical dictionary

<radiology> Several syndromes of vanishing bones: (Cf: rapid demineralization), idiopathic hereditary osteolysis, autosomal dominant, manifest in early childhood, carpals and tarsals involved first, autosomal-recessive carpal and tarsal osteolysis, idiopathic osteolysis with nephropathy, carpals, tarsals, adjacent tubular bones involved, azotaemia may lead to death in early adulthood, massive osteolysis of Gorham, angiomatous destruction

(12 Dec 1998)