Disuse osteopaenia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Hand swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

No focal abnormality is identified, however note the very extensive disuse osteopaenia particularly prominent around the joints. 

Case Discussion

This 30 year old male has been a quadriplegic for a number of years after a cervical fracture-dislocation. 

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Case Information

rID: 12383
Case created: 19th Nov 2010
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
Tag: hand
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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