Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by Egyptian Doctor, Apr 13, 2013.
What is your medical diagnosis ?
really appreciate if somebody cud point out the classical changes / signs on this x ray.
Imaging findings of rickets :
Cupping and fraying of metaphysis
Poorly mineralized epiphyseal centers with delayed appearance
Irregular widened epiphyseal plates (increased osteoid)
Increase in distance between end of shaft and epiphyseal center
Cortical spurs projecting at right angles to metaphysis
Coarse trabeculation (not the ground-glass pattern found in scurvy)
Periosteal reaction may be present
Answer : Rickets
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