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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 975-977
Radiological quiz - musculoskeletal

Department of Radiodiagnosis, N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Sharadaben hospital, Saraspur, Ahmedabad-380006 Gujarat, India

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Date of Submission07-Sep-2006
Date of Acceptance20-Nov-2006

How to cite this article:
Gandhi V, Thakkar G N, Banuprakash S, Shah B, Rajput D. Radiological quiz - musculoskeletal. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2006;16:975-7

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Gandhi V, Thakkar G N, Banuprakash S, Shah B, Rajput D. Radiological quiz - musculoskeletal. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Dec 5];16:975-7. Available from:
A three year old male had delayed walking( 2 years), with wide based waddling gait. Bone pain in both lower limbs, easy fatigability with inability to run. He also had recurrent episodes of infection. On examination, there was tenderness of both lower limbs with muscle wasting. US of abdomen was normal. Blood chemistry examinations were normal. The provisional clinical diagnosis was muscular dystrophy. Radiographs of both femur AP [Figure - 1], lateral[Figure - 2] and both tibia and fibula AP [Figure - 3] and lateral [Figure - 4] views are shown below.

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1.J.B.Vogler and J.H.Kim, Metabolic and endocrinal disease of the skeleton; Grainger and Allison's Diagnostic Radiology, 4th edition, 2001:1963.  Back to cited text no. 1    
2.Ronald O. Murray, Harold G. Jacobson, progressive diaphyseal dysplasia; The radiology of skeletal disorders; 2nd edition, 1977:88-89.  Back to cited text no. 2    
3.Wolfgang Dahnert, Bone and soft tissue disorders; Radiology Review Manual, 5th edition, 2003:71-72.  Back to cited text no. 3    
4.Applegate W, Applegate GR, kemps. MR of multiple cranial neuropathies in a patient with Camaruti - Engelmann disease. AJNR 1991; 12:557-559.  Back to cited text no. 4    
5.Verbruggen LA, Bossyut A, Schreuer R, SamerbG. Clinical and Scintigraphic evaluation of corticosteroid treatment in a case of progressive diaphyseal dysplasia. J Rheumatol 1985; 12: 809-813.  Back to cited text no. 5    

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.32406

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