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brachydactyly CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01023.html

Description: excessively shortened tubular bones in hands and feet
* During the period of bone growth, the hallmark is "cone epiphysis," the apex of which protrudes into the adjacent metaphysis. Epiphyses close prematurely leading to short, broad tubular bones.

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Brian Funaki, MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Sat Aug 08 2009