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Melorheostosis

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Melorheostosis

History: man with Rt hand and wrist pain increasing recently. Radiographic evaluation was requested to rule out degenerative arthritis.

Findings: characteristic lesion demonstrates a wavy hyperostosis resembling “dripping wax” appearance down the shaft of the ulna.

Ddx: Differential diagnosis includes other sclerosing dysplasias, such as osteopoikilosis and osteopathia striata; osteoma; parosteal sarcoma; sessile osteochondroma; periosteal osteoblastoma; and ossified parosteal lipoma.

Dxhow: radiography

No MeSH data available.


Presumed long-standing melorheostosis involving the distal ulna, lateral metacarpals and lateral phalanges.  Notice the cortical hyperostosis resembling “dripping wax” down the shaft of the ulna and digits.
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Melorheostosis

Tripp CTT - MedPix

Presumed long-standing melorheostosis involving the distal ulna, lateral metacarpals and lateral phalanges.  Notice the cortical hyperostosis resembling “dripping wax” down the shaft of the ulna and digits.
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MPX1406_synpic20393: Presumed long-standing melorheostosis involving the distal ulna, lateral metacarpals and lateral phalanges. Notice the cortical hyperostosis resembling “dripping wax” down the shaft of the ulna and digits.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Melorheostosis

History: man with Rt hand and wrist pain increasing recently. Radiographic evaluation was requested to rule out degenerative arthritis.

Findings: characteristic lesion demonstrates a wavy hyperostosis resembling “dripping wax” appearance down the shaft of the ulna.

Ddx: Differential diagnosis includes other sclerosing dysplasias, such as osteopoikilosis and osteopathia striata; osteoma; parosteal sarcoma; sessile osteochondroma; periosteal osteoblastoma; and ossified parosteal lipoma.

Dxhow: radiography

No MeSH data available.