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577 Possible Causes for Cortical Thickening

  • Acromegaly

    CT, MRI, or skull x-rays disclose cortical thickening, enlargement of the frontal sinuses, and enlargement and erosion of the sella turcica.[merckmanuals.com] Cortical bone thickens (as measured by the metacarpal index and histomorphometric parameters) and its porosity is diminished.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] cortical bone thickness of lower limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Erdheim-Chester Disease

    Cortical thickening of the skull was noted.[healio.com] Skeletal involvement bilateral, symmetric metaphyseal and diaphyseal sclerosis 1,2 increased uptake on Tc-MDP bone scan 7 cortical thickening Visceral lung (see: pulmonary[radiopaedia.org] Radiographs of the lower limbs showed a patchy increase in density primarily in the diaphyseal regions of the femur and tibia with some associated cortical thickening.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Congenital Cortical Hyperostoses

    Distinct skeletal dysplasias feature variable degrees of cortical thickening.[rrnursingschool.biz] Frontal view shows cortical thickening of the mandible, which is depicted as a double contour of the cortex due to subperiosteal new bone formation.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] hyperostosis a syndrome seen in infants under six months of age, marked by fever, arthralgias, and swelling and cortical thickening of facial, trunk, and long bones.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy

    As the older term limbic encephalitis implies, the most common location of involvement is the mesial temporal lobes and limbic systems, typically manifested by cortical thickening[radiopaedia.org]

  • Eructation

    Successive MRI brain scans disclosed a cortical thickening on left collateral sulcus extending to the ipsilateral fusiforme gyrus, which was non-progressive in nature (figure[jle.com]

  • Tumoral Calcinosis

    Caffey disease (CD) is defined by recurrent episodes of painful soft tissue swelling and cortical thickening of the underlying bones.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gigantism

    Markedly thickened gyri of the left inferior frontal, insular, and temporal cortex were found grossly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CT, MRI, or skull x-rays disclose cortical thickening, enlargement of the frontal sinuses, and enlargement and erosion of the sella turcica.[merckmanuals.com] An exceptional type of cortical dysplasia is described in the brain of a 32-year-old woman who had received radiation therapy for a large pituitary adenoma 6 years before[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stuve-Wiedemann Syndrome

    The skeletal radiographic changes include short and broad long bones, large metaphyses, internal cortical thickening, and angulation primarily of tibiae and femora, but also[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The long bones display cortical thickening and an abnormal trabecular pattern. The metaphyses are wide, flared, rarefied and striated. read more[ctgt.net] SWS is characterized by bowing of the lower limbs, with internal cortical thickening, wide metaphyses with abnormal trabecular pattern, and camptodactyly.[uniprot.org]

  • Laron Syndrome

    Note the cortical thickening and the narrowing of the atlantoaxial joint, possibly compatible with degenerative changes.[ajnr.org] Note the mild compression of the subarachnoid space at the C1-C2 level owing to cortical thickening and sclerosis of the dens.[ajnr.org] CT scans were available in three of these patients (patients 5, 7, and 9) and confirmed the presence of cortical thickening of the dens and the atlas, with narrowing of the[ajnr.org]

  • Mulibrey Nanism Syndrome

    thickening of long bones Highset hyoid bones Variable fibrous dysplasia especially in tibia[datagenno.com] thickening, and fibrous dysplasia of long bone do not occur in SRS.[jmg.bmj.com] Hypoadrenocorticism Neurologic Abnormality Large cerebral ventricles Intrauterine development Hydrops fetalis Endocrine and/or Exocrine Hypothyroidism Ovarian tumor Skeletal Cortical[datagenno.com]

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