Craniotubular Dysplasias and Hyperostoses

  • Frank Horan
  • Peter Beighton


The craniotubular dysplasias and hyperostoses are a group of disorders in which abnormal skeletal modelling and increased bone density are the principal features.


Facial Palsy Tubular Bone Congenital Syphilis Metaphyseal Dysplasia Facial Distortion 
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Metaphyseal Dysplasia (Pyle disease)

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Diaphyseal Dysplasia (Camurati-Engelmann)

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Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Horan
    • 1
  • Peter Beighton
    • 2
  1. 1.Cuckfield HospitalCuckfield SussexEngland
  2. 2.Medical School and Groote Schuur HospitalUniversity of Cape TownCapeSouth Africa

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