Achondroplasia

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Short limbs.

Patient Data

Age: Newborn
Gender: Male
X-ray

Decreased acetabular angle with horizontal acetabular roof and small squared iliac wings (tombstone or mickey mouse ear pelvis) with champagne glass type pelvic inlet and short/bowed long bones. 

 

 

Case Discussion

The radiographic feature is most consistent with achondroplasia.

 

Additional contributor: ZE. Boudiaf, MD

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