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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 289-290
Radiological quiz - musculoskeletal

Dept of Radiology, Imaging & Pediatric Medicine, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029, India

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Grover S B, Pati N K. Radiological quiz - musculoskeletal. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2002;12:289-90

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Third gravida mother with two healthy children presented to our hospital in the third stage of labor and delivered a full term, fresh still born

male baby weighing 1900 grams. The baby was rhizomelic, with short bowed lower limbs, had a large head with depressed nasal bridge, wide anterior fontanelle and multiple skin folds over the limbs.

A postmortem radiological examination was undertaken to diagnose the condition and radiographs of the skull [Figure - 1], thorax with upper limbs [Figure - 2] and pelvis with lower limbs [Figure - 3] were obtained.

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