Nail Patella Syndrome – A Case Report

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2014,2,2,678-682.
Published:April 2014
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Souvik Roy

Senior Resident, Dept of Orthopaedics, North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling, WB, INDIA.


Nail patella syndrome or hereditary osteo-onycho-dysplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by dystrophic nails, hypoplastic or absent patellae, hypoplastic elbows and presence of pathognomonic iliac horns with or without renal involvement.The incidence is 22 per million inhabitants live birth children. Although most of the series mention posterior dislocation of the radial head but none mention its management, but we manage it as per patients demand and the case is being reported.

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