Pathological fracture in osteopetrosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Trauma to left arm. C/o deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

X-ray humerus

Modality: X-ray

Diffuse osteosclerosis with transverse fracture of humerus.

Chest x-ray

Modality: X-ray

Xray of the chest and left shoulder confirms osteosclerosis of all visualised bones. 

Case Discussion

This patient was known to suffer from autosomal dominant osteopetrosis. 

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Case Information

rID: 23028
Case created: 15th May 2013
Last edited: 22nd Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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