Fourth metacarpal bone hypoplasia

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Wrist trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male

The shortened 4th metacarpal bone that had no relation to the recent history of trauma.

Case Discussion

The differential diagnosis for the 4th metacarpal bone hypoplasia:

  • pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • normal variant (idiopathic)
  • cleidocranial dysostosis
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Case information

rID: 65486
Published: 13th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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