Erlenmeyer flask deformity (mnemonic)

Some of the causes of an Erlenmeyer flask deformity can be recalled with the following mnemonics:

  • CHONG
  • Lead GNOME
  • APC(de)FGH

Mnemonics

CHONG
Lead GNOME
APC(de)FGH
  • A: achondroplasia
  • P: osteoPetrosis.
  • C: craniometaphyseal dysplasia
  • F: fibrous dysplasia
  • G: Gaucher disease
  • H: haemoglobinopathy: thalassemia and sickle cell disease
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rID: 12967
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • CHONG
  • Lead GNOME

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