Gorham-Stout syndrome, or disappearing bone disease, is characterized by the proliferation of thin-walled vascular channels associated with regional osteolysis. There have been fewer than 150 cases reported in the literature. In this clinical report, we describe 2 additional cases of Gorham-Stout syndrome affecting the maxillofacial skeleton. We provide a review of the clinical diagnosis of this syndrome and describe treatment options.
Lee S, Finn L, Sze RW, Perkins JA, Sie KC. Gorham Stout Syndrome (Disappearing Bone Disease)Two Additional Case Reports and a Review of the Literature. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129(12):1340-1343. doi:10.1001/archotol.129.12.1340