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Scurvy in a 3-year-old boy: MRI features

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J De Cock ,

Department of Radiology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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M Renard,

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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M Smet,

Department of Radiology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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L Breysem

Department of Radiology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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Abstract

A 3-year-old boy presented with painful knees (especially the right knee) and difficulty in walking for a few weeks. He complained of lower limb weakness. He was irritable and thinly built. At clinical examination movement of the knees and hips was painful. He had previously been diagnosed with autism. The mother reported that he didn’t eat well.

How to Cite: Cock JD, Renard M, Smet M, Breysem L. Scurvy in a 3-year-old boy: MRI features. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 2012;95(6):377. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.736
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Published on 01 Nov 2012.
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