Caffey’s Disease Affecting the Ribs

  • Kaustav Nayek Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal
  • Kanailal Barik Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal
  • Bhusan Chaki Trainee, Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal
  • Amit Adhikary PG Trainee, Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal
Keywords: Caffey’s disease, hyperostosis

Abstract

Caffey’s disease is a rare disorder affecting the bones in infancy. It is characterized by irritability, fever, cortical hyperosteosis and adjacent soft tissue swelling. Here is report of an uncommon case where the ribs were significantly affected including the clavicle.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v32i3.6933

J. Nepal Paediatr. SocVol.32(3) 2012 250-251

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2013-02-23
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Nayek, K., Barik, K., Chaki, B., & Adhikary, A. (2013). Caffey’s Disease Affecting the Ribs. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 32(3), 250-251. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v32i3.6933
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series