Radial melorheostosis

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

Rule out fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Right forearm

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
Published: 29th Jul 2012
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2019
Tag: radius
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