Pediatric Radiology > Musculoskeletal > Constitutional Disorders of Bone


Constitutional Disorders of Bone

A constitutional disorder of bone is a developmental abnormality of bone which results in diffuse bony abnormalities. Germane to the discussion of constitutional bony disorders, the following are addressed in this section:

  • skeletal dysplasias (achondroplasia)
  • mucopolysaccharidoses
  • osteogenesis imperfecta
  • osteopetrosis
  • neurofibromatosis
  • Blount disease




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