McCune-Albright syndrome

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Spine deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male

THORACOLUMBAR SPINE: There is an S-shaped scoliosis convex to the right, centered at the T3/4 level, and convex to the left at the T10/11 level. Exact angles have not been measured. The bones are diffusely sclerotic, with loss of corticomedullary differentiation, and with bony expansion. 

BONE AGE: The chronological age is 18 years. The bone age corresponds to a male aged 15 years 6 months. The bones of the hand have a ground glass appearance.

Case Discussion

This patient had established McCune-Albright Syndrome, with extensive skeletal changes. 

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Case information

rID: 19348
Published: 30th Aug 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: spine
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