Author | Jamil A. Kirdar, MD

Articles

Acute Renal Osteodystrophy

September 14, 2005

This x-ray film of a man in his 50s illustrates an extreme case of renal osteodystrophy. On examination, the patient's legs were very tender and one could actually see the femur bend in the examiner's hands as if it had a greenstick fracture.