Achondroplasia

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[edit] Discussion of Achondroplasia

[edit] Imaging Findings for Achondroplasia

  • Shortening of tubular bones with a normal shaft caliber
  • Short phalanges
  • Squared iliac wings and narrow sacroiliac notch: champagne glass
  • Fingers widely opposed and equal length: trident hands
  • Enlarged skull vault and mandible
  • Small foramen magnum
  • Decreased lumber interpediculate distance and narrow spinal canal

[edit] Images

Patient #1

[edit] See Also

[edit] External Links

Goldminer: Achondroplasia

[edit] References for Achondroplasia