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Bone growth disorder of skull, X-ray

Bone growth disorder of skull, X-ray

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ZEPHYR / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ZEPHYR / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Coloured X-ray (side view) of the skull in a 7 year old patient with bone growth abnormalities including wide-open sutures to the fontanelle. This suggests the lysosomal genetic disease picnodysostosis, a rare inherited disorder characterised by osteosclerosis of the skeleton, short stature and weak bones.

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