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ACHONDROPLASIA Radiograph

Imaging Findings for Achondroplasia (pretty much an aunt minnie!):
- Shortening of tubular bones with a normal shaft caliber
- Short phalanges
- Squared iliac wings and narrow sacroiliac notch: champagne glass
- Fingers widely opposed and equal length: trident hands
- Enlarged skull vault and mandible
- Small foramen magnum
- Decreased lumber interpediculate distance and narrow spinal canal

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Comment by AMIT AGARWAL on March 14, 2008 at 1:56am
achondroplasia...trident hand

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