EURORAD ESR

Case 1138

Achondroplasia

Author(s)
A. Loshkajian, R.Sigal
 
Patient
female, 18 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Achondroplasia in adult. Pelvis radiogram.

    The deformity of the pelvis is characteristic with narrowing of the transverse diameter of the sacrum, acetabular hypoplasia and impaired development of the iliac crests. The greater sciatic notch presentes as a deep...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Achondroplasia in adult. Pelvis radiogram.;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Achondroplasia. Upper limb.

    Radiogram of the upper right limb. The long bones are affected with characteristic deformities, the proximal segments being especially affected.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Achondroplasia. Upper limb.;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Achondroplasia. Lower limb

    Characteristic shortening of the long bones.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Achondroplasia. Lower limb;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Achondroplasia. Vertebral deformities.
     

    Lumbar spine lateral view. Flattened and triangular vertebral bodies, posterior concavities and relatively widened disc spaces are characteristic. The antero-posterior diameter of the lower portion of the lumbar...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Achondroplasia. Vertebral deformities.;

    Lumbo-sacral spine, lateral view; characteristic kyphosis.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Achondroplasia. Vertebral deformities.;
     
     
The deformity of the pelvis is characteristic with narrowing of the transverse diameter of the sacrum, acetabular hypoplasia and impaired development of the iliac crests. The greater sciatic notch presentes as a deep and narrow clefts. The femurs are shortened.
 
Radiogram of the upper right limb. The long bones are affected with characteristic deformities, the proximal segments being especially affected.
 
Characteristic shortening of the long bones.
 
Lumbar spine lateral view. Flattened and triangular vertebral bodies, posterior concavities and relatively widened disc spaces are characteristic. The antero-posterior diameter of the lower portion of the lumbar canal is narrowed.
 
Lumbo-sacral spine, lateral view; characteristic kyphosis.
 
 
 
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