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A 10 year old boy was admitted to the Orthopaedic Unit following a fracture of the ulna. h/o recurrent fractures present. Xraysattached. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

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  1. deyadeen says

    answer c

  2. CHANDRAKANTA NAYAK says

    ansawer is Pyknodysostosis . this is adiagnoses of exclusion. though pyknodysostosis commonly presents with repeated fractures following trivial trauma but cases reported in india didnt present with history of multiple fractures .generaly it presents with short stature ,generalized hypersostosis , hypoplastic distal phalanges , obtuse mandibular margin etc

  3. admin says

    The combination of recurrent fractures and Osteosclerosis point towards a diagnosis of Ostepetrosis and Pyknodysostosis. Since Osteopetrosis is not there among the choices, the correct answer is Pyknodysostosis

  4. HAMDOLLAH KIANFARD says

    sclerosis of medulla and non union of fx :the most probable dx is osteoporosis

  5. Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu says

    The radiographic image resembles that of a patient of osteopetrosis, however not listed as an option here.

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