Polyostotic melorheostosis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: Child
Gender: Male

X-rays of multiple parts of the skeleton of a child demonstrate numerous linear, undulating regions of cortical sclerotic thickening predominantly involving the upper and lower extremities. Both at the elbow and the hip, the abnormality crosses the joint.

Case Discussion

The pattern is near classic for polyostotic melorheostosis.

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Case information

rID: 8423
Published: 31st Jan 2010
Last edited: 27th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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