Familial hypophosphatemic rickets

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


An 8 year old boy presented with features of hepatitis and was subjected to an ultrasound abdomen. Significant family history of 'Familial Hypophosphatemia' was obtained and the previous Xray images were reviewed.

Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Male

Skeletal survey

Growth plate widening with metaphyseal flaying and fraying, bowing of lower limb long bones, rachitic rosary ribs, coxa vara 

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Case information

rID: 16565
Case created: 29th Jan 2012
Last edited: 14th Nov 2016
Tag: rickets
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