Active rickets

Case contributed by Dr Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Halim

Presentation

Bowing of the lower limbs.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Long bones of both lower limbs show osteopenia, metaphyseal fraying, cupping and broadening.

Bilateral medial tibial and fibular bowing.

Case Discussion

Active rachitic changes are seen evidenced by metaphyseal fraying, cupping and broadening as well as osteopenic texture of the examined bones.

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Case information

rID: 58738
Published: 3rd Mar 2018
Last edited: 27th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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