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Rare disease
Hereditary multiple exostosis in two Nigerian siblings
  1. Olufemi Adelowo1,
  2. Solomon Adebayo2
  1. 1
    Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine. PMB 2022, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria
  2. 2
    Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Department of Radiology, PMB 2022, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria
  1. Olufemi Adelowo, femiadelowo2003{at}yahoo.com

Summary

Two siblings of an achondroplastic father with radiological features of hereditary multiple exostoses are presented. This condition is rarely reported and there are few reports among black Africans. These two cases are reported to heighten the index of suspicion in diagnosis.

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