Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0006p024 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia: A rare cause of short stature

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Dikaiakou Eirini , Panagiotopoulos Ioannis , Zambakides Christos , Anagnostou Elli , Papadakis Vassilios , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Short stature is a very common reason for referral to a pediatric endocrinologist. Endocrine and non endocrine causes are involved. Short stature can be classified as symmetrical or non-symmetrical. Numerous monogenic causes of growth disorders have been identified.Presenting problem: To present two brothers with familial spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia presenting with short stature and very low growth velocity starting at the age of 8 years. Th...

ba0006p096 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Chronic intermittent torticollis in a toddler: a rare case of axis (C2) Ewing sarcoma presentation

Papadakis Vassilios , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Antoniadi Kondylia , Tzotzola Vassiliki , Nikas John , Stefanaki Kalliopi , Sfakianos George , Polychronopoulou Sophia

Background: Torticollis in toddlers is most frequently a manifestation of traumatic atlantoaxial rotatory displacement or oropharyngeal inflammation, and rarely due to retropharyngeal abscesses and pyogenic cervical spondylitis. Rarely, intermittent torticollis may be caused by posterior fossa tumors. A very rare case of chronic intermittent torticollis due to upper spine Ewing sarcoma is presented.Presenting problem: A 2.2 year-old girl suffered four ep...