Nail patella syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Known case of this condition attending pediatric hospital

Patient Data

Age: child

Absent patellae


Bilateral iliac horns


Hypoplastic radial head

Case Discussion

The features of nail-patella syndrome shown in this case include:

  • pelvis: bilateral posterior iliac horns : virtually pathognomonic
  • knee: absent/hypoplastic patellae
  • elbow: hypoplasia of the radial head
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Case information

rID: 19529
Published: 20th Sep 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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