The orthopedic and renal manifestations of idiopathic carpal tarsal osteolysis

Kelly D. Carmichael, Robert A. Launikitis, Alok Kalia

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Idiopathic carpal tarsal osteolysis (ICTO) is a rare congenital disorder that results in the destruction and resorption of bone, leading to severe functional deficits and cosmetic deformities. This report includes a literature review describing the orthopedic and renal manifestations of ICTO. An additional case report of ICTO with atypical features is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-454
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Part B
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007



  • Congenital disorders
  • Idiopathic carpal tarsal osteolysis
  • Osteolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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