Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 93–100 | Cite as

The widened spectrum of multiple cartilaginous exostosis (MCE)

  • A. Giedion
  • R. Kesztler
  • F. Muggiasca


2 brothers with possible homozygous multiple cartilaginous exostosis (MCE) are reported. The MCE-PD-(Peripheral Dysostosis) syndrome is discussed. A family (father, daughter and son) with Metachondromatosis is presented, and the tendency to spontaneous remission in this condition is emphasized. A “second thought”, when considering the diagnosis of MCE, seems worthwhile.

Key words

Acrodysplasia bonedysplasia cartilage exostosis multiple cartilaginous homozygous metachondromatosis peripheral dysostosis: syndrome peripheral dysostosis multiple cartilaginous exostosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Giedion
    • 1
  • R. Kesztler
    • 1
  • F. Muggiasca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, KinderspitalUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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