Medical Dictionary

Milkman's syndrome

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noun Milk·man's syndrome \ˈmilk-mənz-\

Medical Definition of Milkman's syndrome

  1. :  an abnormal condition marked by porosity of bone and tendency to spontaneous often symmetrical fractures

Biographical Note for milkman's syndrome

Milkman

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Louis Arthur

(1895–1951), American radiologist. Milkman published his description of a kind of advanced osteomalacia in 1930. Although this disease had been known to others for some years, his classic description led the profession to associate his name with it.


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