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spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01031.html

Description: * autosomal dominant
* retinal detachment -> blindness
  1. delay in ossification
  2. vertebral bodies: decreased height, anterior hypoplasia at T-L jx
  3. incompletely ossified odontoid process
  4. supernumerary epihyseal ossification centers of metacarpals (esp. 1st, 2nd) -> excessive elongation (also in cleidocranial dysostosis)
  5. pelvis: horizontal acetabular roofs, slow ossification of acetabulum and femoral head -> fossae appear empty, varus deformity of femoral neck

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: Tue Aug 04 2009