Renal osteodystrophy

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Renal failure with long term history of renal dialysis

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Diffuse chalk like density of the examined bones. The skull harbors multiple lytic foci of variable sizes giving a Salt and pepper sign (skull)

Case Discussion

CT demonstrate a common ossoeus finding in patients with renal disease Renal osteodystrophy  includes bony sclerosis with salt and pepper skull.

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