radRounds Radiology Network

Connecting Radiology | Enabling collaboration and professional development

Pyknodysostosis

- case of dense bones in a patient with pyknodysostosis.

- Autosomal recessive transmission
- Chararacterized by: Osteosclerosis, Frontal and occipital bossing, Short stature, Short broad hands and hypoplasia of the nails, Often the patients have multiple fractures.

Views: 4313

Comment

You need to be a member of radRounds Radiology Network to add comments!

Join radRounds Radiology Network

Comment by Wael Nemattalla on March 6, 2010 at 1:52pm
To differentiate from osteopetrosis; pyknodysostosis has
1. Wormian bones.
2. Narrow mandibular angle.
3. Acrosteolysis.

Sponsor Ad

© 2017   Created by radRounds Radiology Network.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service