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