Hereditary multiple exostosis

Case contributed by Dr Sinéad Culleton


Right knee and ankle pain.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Multiple exostosis surrounding the right knee joint and ankle joints. 

Findings in keeping with diaphyseal aclasia.

Modality: X-ray

There is involvement of several ribs on the right as well as the clavicle and scapula.

Modality: CT

CT for leg length shows that the left knee is also involved but not the left ankle.

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Case Information

rID: 45299
Case created: 20th May 2016
Last edited: 20th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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