Fractures in osteopetrosis

Case contributed by Paiwand Parwez Muhammad
Diagnosis almost certain


Shoulder pain in a known case of osteopetrosis, suspected fractures.

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

Spine and upper limb


Generalized increased bone density with multiple pathologic shoulder fractures.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of osteopetrosis (marble bone disease) with acute fractures.

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