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A curious case of bony streaks and stripes due to osteopathia striata
  1. Kalyani Sridharan,
  2. Kripa Elizabeth Cherian,
  3. Nitin Kapoor,
  4. Thomas Vizhalil Paul
  1. Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kripa Elizabeth Cherian, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632004, India; kripaec{at}

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A 47-year-old woman presented with pain in her lower back, hip and lower limbs following a road traffic accident. Prior to this, there was no significant systemic illness, or chronic medication use, no previous fragility fractures or bone pains. Family history was not significant. Clinical examination was unremarkable except for tenderness over legs, right hip and lumbar spine. There was no restriction of movements at any joint. Skeletal …

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  • Contributors KS and KEC wrote the manuscript. NK and TVP reviewed and approved the final manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.