leontiasis


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leontiasis

(ˌliːɒnˈtaɪəsɪs)
n
(Medicine) a form of leprosy in which the face assumes a leonine appearance
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leontiasis

a form of leprosy in which the face comes to resemble that of a lion.
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It leads to bones that are weak and prone to expansion, which in turn can cause leontiasis ossea (lion face syndrome).
Renal osteodystrophy in the setting of hyperparathyroidism, leontiasis ossea pattern.
Fibrous dysplasia involving the face and skull is called "Leontiasis ossea." Without treatment, one or more bones progressively increase in size and move into the cavities of the eye, mouth and/or the nose and its sinuses.
Kalvarial hipertrofi, skleroz, hiperosteozis gibi nedenler kraniyal tutulum belirtisidir ve leontiasis ossea olarak adlandirilir (6).
(12) The craniofacial form of fibrous dysplasia has been named leontiasis ossea.
Leontiasis ossea, slipped epiphyses, and granulosa cell tumor ofthe testis with renal disease: report of a case with autopsy findings.