Endemic skeletal fluorosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Diffuse bony sclerosis is seen with hyperdense renal parenchyma and renal stones.

Case Discussion

The patient is from Maaco, West Azarbayjan, Iran (which is a city with high levels of fluoride in the drinking water). The findings are consistent with fluorosis.

A case of Prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz, Iran. 

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