From the case: Rugger-jersey spine

X-ray
Lateral
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ This pattern is distinctive for hyperparathyroidism (like this case has secondary hyperparathyroidism due to chronic renal failure) though, there ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Hyperparathyroidism - “ Hyperparathyroidism is the effect of excess parathyroid hormone (PTH) in the body. It can be primary, secondary or tertiary. There are many charac...”
  • Rugger-jersey spine - “ Rugger-jersey spine describes the prominent subendplate densities at multiple contiguous levels to produce an alternating sclerotic-lucent-sclerot...”
  • Renal osteodystrophy - “ Renal osteodystrophy (ROD), also known as uraemic osteopathy, is the constellation of musculoskeletal abnormalities that occur in patients with ch...”

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