Thoracic cage extent of melorheostosis depicted by multislice CT

K. Nasu, Y. Kuroki, S. Nawano, K. Murakami, S. Kuroki, R. Sekiguchi, T. Hayashi, T. Umeda

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The ribs and vertebrae are rarely affected by melorheostosis. We present a case of melorheostosis of the ribs and thoracic vertebrae, in which multislice computed tomography (CT) was useful in depicting its extent and defining its sclerotome distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)464-466
Number of pages3
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes



  • Melorheostosis
  • Multiplanar reconstruction
  • Multislice CT
  • Rib
  • Thoracic vertebra

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Nasu, K., Kuroki, Y., Nawano, S., Murakami, K., Kuroki, S., Sekiguchi, R., Hayashi, T., & Umeda, T. (2002). Thoracic cage extent of melorheostosis depicted by multislice CT. Skeletal Radiology, 31(8), 464-466.