From the case: Radial melorheostosis

X-ray
Right forearm pla...
Frontal
Right forearm plain film.
System: Musculoskeletal
Sections: Signs
Tags: radius
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

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

Used in the following articles:

  • Melorheostosis - “ Melorheostosis, also known as Leri disease, is an uncommon mesenchymal dysplasia manifesting as regions of sclerosing bone with a characteristic d...”
  • Dripping candle wax sign - “ Dripping candle wax sign, also known as flowing candle wax appearance, describes the appearance of sclerotic cortical thickening in melorheostosis...”
  • Hereditary multiple diaphyseal sclerosis - “ Hereditary multiple diaphyseal sclerosis, also known as Ribbing disease, is a rare sclerosing dysplasia.  Epidemiology It is more common in fema...”

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