Osteitis fibrosa cystica
A condition associated with hyperparathyroidism in which bone tissue is gradually replaced by cysts and fibers.

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osteitis fibrosa cys·ti·ca -'sis-tə-kə n OSTEITIS FIBROSA

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osteitis fibrosa cystica generalisata rarefying osteitis with fibrous degeneration and formation of cysts, and with the presence of fibrous nodules on the affected bones; it is due to marked osteoclastic activity secondary to hyperfunction of the parathyroid gland. Called also Recklinghausen or von Recklinghausen disease.

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