Volume 5, Issue 1

  • 2019, December

    case report

    Melorheostosis: A Rare Cause of Limb PainOpen Access

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    Melorheostosis is a rare skeletal dysplasia, and to date there are no reports of this condition in Australia. This is a case of a lady who presented with dull arm pain with a pathognomonic radiological findings. The plain radiographs obtained of the limb demonstrated a characteristic candle wax appearance in a monomelic distribution. The natural history, presentation, and management are discussed in detail.

    Keywords

    Melorheostosis; Skeletal dysplasia; Central Australia.