Hereditary multiple exostoses

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Multiple areas of swelling in the lower limbs with deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Multiple bony outgrowths (away from the joint) in the pelvis, proximal of both femurs and around the knee joint.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of hereditary multiple exostoses, also known as diaphyseal aclasis, which is an autosomal dominant condition, characterized by the development of multiple osteochondromas.

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Case information

rID: 61845
Published: 20th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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