Cleidocranial dysostosis

Case contributed by Dr Jane McEniery


Accentuated lumbar lordosis on clinical assessment. Pelvic x ray to assess for skeletal dysplasia.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral, symmetric coxa vara. Poor ossification of the pubic bodies and rami producing a widely spaced pubic symphysis. 

Case Discussion

The pelvic x ray findings are characteristic of cleidocranial dysostosis. The patient subsequently underwent bilateral valgising osteotomies to address the coxa vara. 

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Case information

rID: 76803
Published: 29th Apr 2020
Last edited: 21st Nov 2020
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