leontiasis ossea

leontiasis ossea
leontiasis os·sea -'äs-ē-ə n an overgrowth of the bones of the head producing enlargement and distortion of the face

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leontiasis ossium leonine facies caused by hypertrophy of the bones of the face and cranium, such as in hyperostosis frontalis interna.

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  • Leontiasis ossea — Leontiasis Ossea, also known as leontiasis or lion face, is a rare medical condition, characterized by an overgrowth of the facial and cranial bones. It is not a disease in itself, but a symptom of other diseases, including Paget s disease,… …   Wikipedia

  • LEONTIASIS OSSEA — (от лат. 1ео лев), «костная львиность» (син.: hyperostosis cra nii, cranio sclerosis), название, предложенное Вирховым (Virchow) для обозначения редкого заболевания, заключающегося в б. или м. равномерном гиперостозе, т. е,… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • leontiasis ossea — noun see leontiasis 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • leontiasis ossea — (лат. osseus костный; син.: гиперостоз черепа, краниосклероз) медленно прогрессирующее равномерное увеличение размеров некоторых костей черепа, чаще лицевого; наблюдается, напр., при болезни Педжета, паратиреоидной остеодистрофии,… …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • ossea — see LEONTIASIS OSSEA …   Medical dictionary

  • leontiasis — The ridges and furrows on the forehead and cheeks of patients with advanced lepromatous leprosy, giving a leonine appearance. SYN: leonine facies. [G. leon (leont ), lion] l. ossea SYN: megacephaly. * * * le·on·ti·a·sis .lē ən tī ə səs n, pl… …   Medical dictionary

  • leontiasis — /lee euhn tuy euh sis/, n. Pathol. 1. a lionlike facial distortion. 2. Also called leontiasis ossea /os ee euh/. an overgrowth of the cranial and facial bones resulting in a lionlike appearance. [ < Gk leont , s. of léon LION + IASIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • leontiasis — n. lionlike appearance of the face caused by a form of leprosy (Pathology); leontiasis ossea, abnormal growth of the facial bones which results in a lionlike appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leontiasis — n. a bilateral symmetrical hypertrophy of the bones of the face and cranium, said to resemble the appearance of a lion s head. It is a rare feature of untreated Paget s disease; the cause is unknown. Medical names: leontiasis ossea …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • leontiasis —   n. kind of leprosy giving leonine appearance to face.    ♦ leontiasis ossea, hypertrophy of facial bones …   Dictionary of difficult words

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