Radial melorheostosis

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

R/o fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is dripping candle wax sign and sclerosis on the medial side of the distal third of the radius.

Case Discussion

This patient is actually known for melorheostosis (Leri disease). This is the classic appearance of this rare disease.

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Case Information

rID: 18944
Case created: 29th Jul 2012
Last edited: 30th Jan 2016
Tag: radius
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