OJRad  Vol.3 No.2 , June 2013
Renal Osteodystrophy in Mullerian, Renal, Cervicothoracic Somite Abnormalities (MURCS Association): A Logical, However Hitherto Unknown Entity
ABSTRACT

The MURCS association which stands for Mullerian, Renal, Cervicothoracic Somite Abnormalities is a rare developmental anomaly seen in females. The clinical course of this disorder is not clearly defined as of yet-which may range from asymptomatic to severe disability. Here we present the case of a young 22-year-old female who was incidentally detected to have a generalized increase in bone density with an absent uterus. Further workup revealed a case of MURCS association with renal osteodystrophy. This is an as of yet unreported complication/association and must be kept in mind in the treatment of these patients.


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K. Taori, J. Rathod, R. Parate, A. Disawal, S. Dhakate, A. Hatgaonkar and A. Guha, "Renal Osteodystrophy in Mullerian, Renal, Cervicothoracic Somite Abnormalities (MURCS Association): A Logical, However Hitherto Unknown Entity," Open Journal of Radiology, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 99-102. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2013.32015.
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