Disappearing bone disease and Chiari I malformation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Gorham's disease is a rare disorder in which massive osteolysis occurs within bone, and therefore earns its historical name: disappearing bone disease. We describe a case of Chiari I malformation in a patient with this rare disorder, with treatment consisting of a suboccipital craniectomy, C1 laminectomy, and duraplasty for Chiari decompression.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hughes, BD; Grant, GA; Cummings, TJ; Fuchs, HE

Published Date

  • 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 58 - 61

PubMed ID

  • 20516742

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1423-0305

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1159/000315005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland