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Metabolic Bone Diseases

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Erlen Meyer Flask appearance on X-ray is a feature of



A Gaucher's disease
B Radiation necrosis

C Perthes’ disease
D Clark's disease

Ans. A

Gaucher's disease

a. One important effect of Gaucher's Disease in bone is Necrosis. The X­ray appearance resembles Necrosis due to other causes.

b. Another spe­cial feature is expansion of tubular bones specially the distal femur (due to replacement of myeloid tissue by Gaucher cells) producing the Erlenmeyer's flask appearance.

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