Hereditary multiple exostosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


From orthopaedic 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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Case information

rID: 41469
Published: 4th Feb 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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