Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica of the scaphoid bone

F Vanhoenacker, J Morlion, A M De Schepper, E Callewaert
European Radiology 1999, 9 (5): 915-7
We report a rare case of dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH) in the wrist of a 7-year-old boy. Clinical, radiological and histopathological manifestations are discussed. The correct diagnosis of DEH, however, was made by the confrontation of the radiological and pathological data. The radiologist should inform the pathologist correctly about the imaging findings in order to avoid misdiagnosis of the lesion as osteochondroma.

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