Hereditary multiple exostosis

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis certain


From orthopedic clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

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, characterized by development of multiple osteochondromas.

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