infantile cortical hyperostosis n.
A painful thickening of membrane surrounding soft bone tissue, especially in the mandible, the clavicles, and the shafts of long bones, following fever and usually appearing before six months of age and disappearing during childhood. Also called Caffey’s disease, Caffey’s syndrome.
- Infantile digital fibromatosis
infantile digital fibromatosis n. See recurring digital fibroma of childhood.
- Infantile eczema
infantile eczema n. Eczema in infants.
- Infantile fibrosarcoma
infantile fibrosarcoma n. A rapidly growing but infrequently metastasizing fibrosarcoma that usually appears on the extremities in the first year of life.
- Infantile muscular atrophy
infantile muscular atrophy n. Progressive muscular wasting due to degeneration of motor neurons in the anterior horns of the spinal cord, with onset usually in the first year of life. Also called familial spinal muscular atrophy, infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy.