Achondroplasia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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History withheld.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Typical features of achondroplasia, with the distinctive appearance of the profile on sagittal T1 (frontal bossing and small nasal bone) and relative stenosis at the foramen magnum. The corpus callosum is upwardly convex and the ventricles are enlarged. The brainstem appears relatively elevated and the straight sinus has a more vertical trajectory. 

Case Discussion

This individual is known to have achondroplasia and was being assessed for headaches. 

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Case information

rID: 65109
Published: 28th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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