Achondroplasia

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Essam

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
X-ray

Rhizomelic dwarfism, with relatively short femora

Bilateral genu vara.

Metaphyseal flaring, most evident at the lower femora, giving trumpet bone type appearance

Relatively long fibulae.

V shaped growth plates, most evident at the upper tibiae

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Case information

rID: 29184
Published: 8th May 2014
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
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