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Definition

A rare autosomal dominant bone disease characterized by low bone density, distinctive X-ray translucencies of the skull, multiple fractures, elevated serum alkaline phosphatase, and dental caries. Patients present with childhood onset of primary osteoporosis and typical sclerotic doughnut-shaped lesions in the cranial bones.

Acronym

CDL

Synonyms

Doughnut lesions of skull, familial

 
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