Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 59–61 | Cite as

Syringohydromyelia in Hajdu-Cheney syndrome

  • G. Nishimura
  • K. Aoki
  • N. Haga
  • T. Hasegawa


We report the case of a 10-year-old boy with typical manifestation of Hajdu-Cheney syndrome. MRI demonstrated syringohydromyelia involving almost the entire spinal cord, although neurological symptoms had not yet developed. Syringohydromyelia is considered to be a sequel to progressive basilar invagination and is one of the essential features of this rare osteolytic bone dysplasia.


Public Health Spinal Cord Neurological Symptom Essential Feature Typical Manifestation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Nishimura
    • 1
  • K. Aoki
    • 2
  • N. Haga
    • 3
  • T. Hasegawa
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyDokkyo University School of MedicineKitakobayashi, Mibu, Shimotuga-gun, Tochigi-kenJapan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyShizuoka Children's HospitalShizuokaJapan
  3. 3.Department of OrthopedicsShizuoka Children's HospitalShizuokaJapan
  4. 4.Division of Clinical GeneticsShizuoka Children's HospitalShizuokaJapan

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