Pyknodyostosis



- Discussion:
    - short sature beomes evident in early childhood;
    - other manifestations of disorder (enlarged skull, short & broad hands & feet, dstrophic nails, and blue sclerae) usually are recongnized in 
         infancy;
    - pathologic fractures are a frequent complication;
    - on x-ray, bone sclerosis appears during infancy



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, September 8, 2011 11:42 am