Diagnosis: Pyknodysostosis

Modality: X-ray

Findings: Radiographic case of dense bones in a patient with pyknodysostosis, Autosomal recessive transmission. Chararacterized by: Osteosclerosis, Frontal and occipital bossing, Short stature, Short broad hands and hypoplasia of the nails, Often the patients have multiple fractures.

Credit: Case submitted by radiologist Dr. Ellie Goulding M.D. to radRounds Radiology Network