Subperiosteal resorption

Case contributed by Dr Laughlin Dawes

Presentation

Chronic renal failure and elevated parathyroid hormone

Patient Data

Age: 30
X-ray

Subperiosteal resorption is most evident on the radial sides of proximal and middle phalanges. Note the shaggy outer cortical surface in the mid-to-distal shaft of the middle finger proximal phalanx.

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Case information

rID: 36059
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
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