Osteopetrosis: autosomal recessive

Case contributed by Dr Wael Nemattalla
X-ray

Note widened costo-chondral junctions; typical metaphyseal lucent bands and lost bony cortico-medullary differentiation. Incidentally seen is large scrotal hernia containing bowel loops.

Case Discussion

Neonate with typical features of autosomal recessive type of osteopetrosis.

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Case information

rID: 7417
Case created: 30th Oct 2009
Last edited: 16th Sep 2015
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