From the case: Melorheostosis


Chest x-ray

Sclerotic 6th and...
Sclerotic 6th and 7th left ribs along a confluent length of bone
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Typical appearances of melorheostosis affecting the ribs ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Dripping candle wax sign - “ Dripping candle wax sign, also known as flowing candle wax appearance, describes the appearance of sclerotic cortical thickening in melorheostosis...”
  • Melorheostosis - “ Melorheostosis, also known as Leri disease, is an uncommon mesenchymal dysplasia manifesting as regions of sclerosing bone with a characteristic d...”

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