From the case: Rugger-jersey spine

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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 article:

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

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