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Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia Case

Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia is most likely because - the epiphyseal ossification centers are normal, the round bones of the hand appear normal, the spine is normal. In rickets the epiphysial ossification centers as well as the small bones of the hand & foot are likely to be affected.
However, rickets needs to be ruled out by a metabolic work-up, since the two conditions are very often confused radiologically.


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