Friday, April 19, 2013

Wormian Bones-Causes


Intrasutural ossicles in lambdoid, posterior sagittal, temporosquamosal sutures; normal up to 6 months of age

Mnemonic: PORK CHOPS 

  • Pyknodysostosis
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Rickets in healing phase
  • Kinky hair syndrome
  • Cleidocranial dysostosis
  • Hypothyroidism / Hypophosphatasia
  • Oto-palato-digital syndrome
  • Primary acroosteolysis (Hajdu-Cheney) / Pachydermoperiostosis / Progeria
  • Syndrome of Down


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