Disuse osteopenia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Hand swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

No focal abnormality is identified, however note the very extensive disuse osteopenia 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
Published: 19th Nov 2010
Last edited: 5th Feb 2018
Tag: hand
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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