12 years old boy from foster care referred by GP with persistent cough. On examination forehead deformity (central concavity) and poor dentition was noted. No past medical or surgical history.
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Bilateral absence of clavicles.
Normal cardiomediastinal contour. Lungs are clear.
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Cleidocranial dystostosis known also cleidocranial dysplasia, is a inherited disorder (autosomal dominant) that affects correct development of clavicles, frontal bones and eruption of permanent teeth.
Other bones may be also affected such as scapulae, iliac bones, pubic bones.
Radiological imaging is important to establish the diagnosis.