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4 Possible Causes for Thickened Sternal Ends of Ribs

  • Pyle's Disease

    The authors present the case of a sister and a brother who came to our observation at different times and both affected with Pyle's disease with marked valgus of the knee. The clinical cases reported demonstrate how in Pyle's disease with significant valgus of the knee temporary asymmetrical tibial epiphysiodesis[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucolipidosis

    , irregular Ribs: narrow at vertebral ends, flat and broad at sternal ends Phalanges: shortened, trapezoidal in shape, widened diaphyses What is happening to the bones of[ismrd.org] Spine: anterior hypoplasia of lumber vertebrae, kyphosis Long bones: shortened, wide diaphyses, irregular metaphyses, poorly developed epiphyseal centres Clavicles: short, thickened[ismrd.org]

  • Mucolipidosis Type 2

    , irregular Ribs: narrow at vertebral ends, flat and broad at sternal ends Phalanges: shortened, trapezoidal in shape, widened diaphyses What is happening to the bones of[ismrd.org] Spine: anterior hypoplasia of lumber vertebrae, kyphosis Long bones: shortened, wide diaphyses, irregular metaphyses, poorly developed epiphyseal centres Clavicles: short, thickened[ismrd.org]

  • Mucolipidosis Type 4

    , irregular Ribs: narrow at vertebral ends, flat and broad at sternal ends Phalanges: shortened, trapezoidal in shape, widened diaphyses What is happening to the bones of[ismrd.org] Spine: anterior hypoplasia of lumber vertebrae, kyphosis Long bones: shortened, wide diaphyses, irregular metaphyses, poorly developed epiphyseal centres Clavicles: short, thickened[ismrd.org]

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