Radial melorheostosis

Case contributed by Maxime St-Amant
Diagnosis almost certain


Rule out fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

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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