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15 Possible Causes for Mild Rib Sclerosis, Short Extremities

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] Abstract Osteogenesis imperfecta is a congenital disorder resulting in multiple fractures and extremely short stature, usually necessitating cesarean delivery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterised by deformity of bones increasing with age and by extreme short stature due to repeated childhood fractures.[patient.info]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] He has a normal craniofacial appearance but a disproportionate body with normal trunk and short extremities with height below the 3rd percentile.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Esra Döğer, Aysun Bideci, Öznur Boyunağa, Aylin Kılınç Uğurlu, Emine Demet Akbaş, Orhun Çamurdan & Peyami Cinaz Aim: Pseudoacondroplasia is a short extremity dwarfism characterized[abstracts.eurospe.org]

  • Achondroplasia

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] […] of short extremities, a large head, and trident-shaped hands. • Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations in fibroblast growth factor receptor[medlink.com] The baby with achondroplasia has a relatively long, narrow torso (trunk) with short extremities (arms and legs) and a disproportionate shortening of the proximal (near the[medicinenet.com]

  • Schmid Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia

    Radiography usually shows sclerosis of the ribs, flaring of the metaphyses, and a wide irregular growth plate, especially of the knees.[genecards.org] Bowing of the extremities, mild short stature and a waddling gait are evident at a young age.[ctgt.net] , leg pains, bowed legs, increased lordosis, and waddling gait; - upper extremity: - mild wrist swelling; - flexion contractures of the elbows ; - lower extremities - more[wheelessonline.com]

  • Rib Fracture

    Secondly, acquired fractures can show bone sclerosis in the rib adjacent to the defect and ineffective callus formation.[bjsm.bmj.com] […] stature and bowing of the extremities.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Treatment for isolated first rib fractures, without any complications, is mild analgesia and rest until symptoms resolve. 2, 17, 20, 25, 27, 28 If complications are present[bjsm.bmj.com]

  • Skeletal Dysplasia

    The phenotype is characterized by brachycephaly, flat face, hypertelorism, low-set ears, hypertrichosis, hypoplastic thorax, as well as short extremities with brachydactyly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] Mesomelic bone dysplasias are characterised by disproportionate shortness of the middle segment of the extremities and short stature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Cortical Hyperostoses

    rib sclerosis, mild clavicular sclerosis, mild vertebral body sclerosis, metacarpal and metatarsal diaphyseal endosteal sclerosis.[iofbonehealth.org] […] of top and bottom extremities (fig.), and also a clavicle and a mandible.[bigmed.info] […] palatinus (an osseous prominence of the palatal vault), normal height, flattened forehead (adolescence), malocclusion, tooth loss, elongated mandible, gonial angle decreased, mild[iofbonehealth.org]

  • Osteosclerosis

    rib sclerosis, mild clavicular sclerosis, mild vertebral body sclerosis, metacarpal and metatarsal diaphyseal endosteal sclerosis.[iofbonehealth.org] Pyknodysostosis is, on the other hand, characterized by a short stature, short extremities and an enlarged skull with misplaced teeth.[symptoma.com] […] palatinus (an osseous prominence of the palatal vault), normal height, flattened forehead (adolescence), malocclusion, tooth loss, elongated mandible, gonial angle decreased, mild[iofbonehealth.org]

  • Chondrodystrophy

    Patients are dwarfed, with normal trunks and shortened extremities.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] Extremities are short and bowed. Hips are usually flexed and abducted in a "frog-leg" position.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Dominant Mental Retardation 21

    There are marked thickening and sclerosis of the skull and whole facial bones. The ribs are also thickened and sclerotic.[iofbonehealth.org] Fryns JP, Haspeslagh M, Dereymaeker AM, Volcke Ph, Van den Berghe H: A peculiar subphenotype in the fra(X) syndrome: Extreme obesity – short stature – stubby hands and feet[karger.com] Mild undertubulation of the long bones of leg is noted.[iofbonehealth.org]

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