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A Case of Pycnodysostosis.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1977;20(4):298-302.
Published online April 30, 1977.
A Case of Pycnodysostosis.
Soon Je Lee, Cheong Soong Kim, Won Jae Park, Yung Jo Kwon
Department of Pediatrics, National Police Hospital, Korea.
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李順載, 金正勝, 朴元濟, 權寧助
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A case of pycnodysostosis in 12 years old girl was presented with a brief review ofliterature. This patient was admitted to our pediatric dept. of N.P.H. with chief complaints of loss of appetite and respiratory difficulty. She was characterized by a peculiar face with anterior bossing, exophthalmos, opened anterior fontanel and coronal suture and dwarfism. So bone series was performed and showed character of pycnodysostosis such as opened anterior fontanel and coronal suture, receding mandibular angle, inoreased bone density with narrowing bone marrow and acrcosteolytica on distal phalanx. But she died on the 25 th hospital day due to chronic renal failure.

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