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Endosteal hyperostosis, Worth type

Disease definition

Worth type autosomal dominant osteosclerosis is a sclerozing bone disorder characterized by generalized skeletal densification, particularly of the cranial vault and tubular long bones, which is not associated to an increased risk of fracture.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Autosomal dominant osteosclerosis, Worth type
    • Ostéosclérose autosomique dominante type Worth
    • Worth syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent
  • ICD-10: Q78.2
  • OMIM: 144750
  • UMLS: C0432273  C2931308
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 390
  • MedDRA: -

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