A 12 years old boy presented with pain in his right hip. A pelvic X-ray was taken and is shown below. What is the likely diagnosis?
C. Osteogenesis imperfecta
Ans: C. Osteogenesis imperfecta
- Characterized by sclerosis & thickening of the bones which appear with increased radiographic density.
- Result of an imbalance between bone formation & bone resorption.
- Failed bone resorption – Due to defect in osteoclast production/function.