Hereditary multiple exostosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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From orthopaedic clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Extensive sessile and pedunculated exostoses arising from the femoral and tibial metadiaphseal regions bilaterally. 

Case Discussion

Hereditary multiple exostoses is also known as diaphyseal aclasis, and is an autosomal dominant condition, characterised by development of multiple osteochondromas.

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Case information

rID: 41469
Case created: 3rd Dec 2015
Last edited: 4th Feb 2016
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