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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 47, Issue 8, pp 1171–1175 | Cite as

A rare case of pelvic bone duplication

  • Lamya Ann Atweh
  • Abdo Jurjus
  • Nassif Farah
  • Lara Nassar
Case Report

Abstract

Iliac bone malformations are rare and result from early disturbance of the genetic and epigenetic processes that come together to form the pelvic girdle. We report the case of a 5-month-old boy found to have a duplication of the ilium and describe the likely causes of this very rare malformation.

Keywords

Iliac duplication Pelvic anomalies Anatomy 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lamya Ann Atweh
    • 1
  • Abdo Jurjus
    • 2
  • Nassif Farah
    • 3
  • Lara Nassar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican University of BeirutBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiological SciencesAmerican University of BeirutBeirutLebanon
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryBellevue Medical CenterBeirutLebanon

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