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Allison's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Allison’s atrophy

Related people

Bone demineralisation appearing after periods of prolonged immobilisation.

Description

Bone demineralisation appearing after periods of prolonged immobilisation. From asymptomatic to generalized weakness and articular pain on motion.

Bibliography

  • N. Allison, B. Brooks:
    Bone atrophy; a clinical study of the changes in bone which result from nonuse.
    Archives of Surgery, Chicago, 1922, 5: 499-526.

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