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- 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.

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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.

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