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Allison's syndrome

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


  • 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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