Caffey's disease: an unusual cause for concern.

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BACKGROUND Caffey's disease or infantile cortical hyperostosis is a rare cause of irritability, bone pain, soft tissue swelling and fever in the infant. AIMS To review the presentation and diagnosis of an 8-week old infant with focal tenderness of the tibia. METHODS The symptoms, signs, laboratory work-up and radiology are reviewed. RESULTS The child… (More)

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