Caffey's disease -->
infantile cortical hyperostosis
medical dictionary

Neonatal subperiosteal bone formation over many bones, especially the mandible and clavicles and the shafts of long bones; it follows fever, usually appearing before 6 months of age and disappearing during childhood.

Synonyms: Caffey's disease, Caffey's syndrome, Caffey-Silverman syndrome.

(05 Mar 2000)