Melorheostosis: a case report and literature review.

  title={Melorheostosis: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Marc Perlman},
  journal={The Journal of foot surgery},
  volume={29 4},
Melorheostosis is a rare form of cortical hyperostosis that resembles wax dripping down the side of a candle. This disease usually affects the long and short bones of an extremity. Literature review and a case report will be discussed with respect to incidence, clinical presentation, radiographic appearance, and treatment.