Osteopetrosis

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

Presentation

To rule out chest infection and to check NG tube placement

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

X-Ray Findings

  • Diffusely thickened sclerotic bones
  • Loss of the bony corticomedullary differentiation
  • Bone within bone appearance
  • Metaphyseal lucent bands at humerus and femur
  • The lung fields are clear. Nasogastric tube in situ

Case Discussion

A typical case of osteopetrosis

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Case information

rID: 83148
Published: 18th Oct 2020
Last edited: 18th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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