CARROLL M. POUNDERS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Since Albers-Schönberg1 first wrote about this rare and interesting condition in 1904, descriptions of it with reports of approximately 30 cases have appeared in the literature. The majority of them originated in Germany with a few from America, Switzerland, France and Italy. Since most of the diagnoses have been made by accident while looking for other conditions, it is probable that it is not so rare as has been believed. Liévre2 reminds us that it is not likely that the condition would in reality be so largely limited to the German speaking countries and suggests that the diagnosis has doubtless
POUNDERS CM. CONGENITAL OSTEOSCLEROSIS (MARBLE BONE)1. Ann Intern Med. ;8:966–971. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-8-966
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(8):966-971.
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