Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0006p175 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Management of Gorham disease in the cervicothoracic spine with mobile gravity traction and Sirolimus

Foster Paul , Mughal M. Zulf , Leong Julian , Jacobs Benjamin

Background: Gorham Disease is a rare condition characterised by massive osteolysis. The pathophysiology is related to angio/lymphatic proliferation within bone. No genetic transmission has been identified and onset occurs in patients of all ages. Surgical fixation of the spine may be unsuccessful due to progressive osteolysis of bone surrounding the metalwork, or of the bone graft.Presenting problem: An 11 year-old boy presented with a 2 year history of ...