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 Discussion of Engelmann's disease
- A.K.A. Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia
- Progressive formation of new bone along the cortices of tubular bones
- Categorized with the sclerosing bone dysplasias such as osteopetrosis and melorheostosis.
- Usually presents in the young child with gait disturbance and limb pain.
- Autosomal dominant transmission has been noted, though expression is variable.
- Males are affected more often than females.
 Imaging Findings for Engelmann's disease
- Marked thickening of the cortices of the diaphyses of tubular bones, occuring on both periosteal and endosteal surfaces.
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 References for Engelmann's disease
- Musculoskeletal Imaging: Case Review Series - ISBN 0323016200