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Internet resources on various conditions producing short stature. [OCOSH Code: D004392 185797004 Q77 BD_DBD_DWF]

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Achondroplasia (14)
Disproportionate short stature
MeSH Search Term "Achondroplasia"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Q77.4 Achondroplasia
SNOMED-CT term Achondroplasia (disorder) Concept ID: 86268005
Synonyms Achondroplasia
Chondrodystrophia fetalis
Achondroplastic dwarf
Osteosclerosis congenita
Congenital osteosclerosis
Achondroplastic dwarfism
Achondroplasia (disorder)
OCOSH Code: D000130 86268005 Q77.4 bd_dbd_dwf_ac
Cockayne Syndrome (4)
A syndrome characterized by multiple system abnormalities including DWARFISM; PHOTOSENSITIVITY DISORDERS; PREMATURE AGING; and HEARING LOSS
MeSH Term "Cockayne Syndrome"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Q87.1 Congenital malformation syndromes predominantly associated with short stature
SNOMED-CT Term Cockayne syndrome (disorder) Concept ID: 21086008

OCOSH Code: D003057 21086008 Q87.1 BD_DBD_DWF_CS
Dwarfism Patient Information (3)
Patient Information and support for short stature in general OCOSH Code C05.116.099.343_bd_dbd_dwf
OCOSH Code: C05.116.099.343_bd_dbd_dwf
Thanatophoric Dysplasia (1)
aka Thanatophoric dwarfism. Usually fatal early in life.
MeSH Term "Thanatophoric Dysplasia"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Q77.1 Thanatophoric short stature
SNOMED-CT term Thanatophoric dysplasia (disorder) Concept ID: 29352008
Synonyms - Thanatophoric dysplasia
Thanatophoric dwarfism syndrome
Thanatophoric dwarf
Thanatophoric dysplasia (disorder)
Thanatophoric dwarfism
TD - Thanatophoric dwarfism
OCOSH Code: D013796 29352008 Q77.1 BD_DBD_DWF_TD


diastrophic dwarfism CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01027.html

short-limbed dwarfism ("diastrophic" means twisted, thus scoliosis)
x-ray features:
* short flared metaphyses with flattened epiphyses in tubular bones of extremities
* equinovarus deformity of feet -- major joints subluxed
* spine: kyphoscoliosis with gradual decrease in interpediculate distance toward caudal end of L-spine
* hands

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Diastrophic Dysplasia eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic632.htm

Synonyms and related keywords: classic diastrophic dysplasia, mild diastrophic dysplasia, skeletal dysplasia, diastrophic variants, cherub dwarf, diastrophic dwarfism, dwarfing, diastrophic nanism syndrome, achondroplasia with clubfeet, diastrophic variant, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, DTDST gene AUTHOR INFORMATION Section 1 of 11 Author Information Introduction Indications...

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Dwarfism and Dysplasias Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/dwarfism_and_dysplasias

Links to chapters on individual conditions in Wheeless' Textbook Deformities of the Limbs Achondroplasia Chondrodysplasia Punctata: Chondroectodermal Dysplasia: Cleidocranial Dysplasia Diastrophic Dwarfism: ...

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Dwarfism and gigantism in historical picture postcards

Location: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1296707

Abstract A collection of 893 historical picture postcards from 1900 to 1935, depicting dwarfs and giants, was analysed from medical and psychosocial viewpoints. In conditions such as 'bird headed dwarfism', achondroplasia, cretinism, so-called Aztecs or pinheads, Grebe chondrodysplasia, and acromegalic gigantism, the disorder could be diagnosed easily. In hypopituitary dwarfism, exact...

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Location: http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=Dyschondrosteosis

Dwarfism, Madelung Deformity. NORD Database
Dyschondrosteosis is a very rare inherited disorder characterized by unusually shortened, bowed bones in the forearms (radius and ulna), abnormal deviation of the wrist toward the thumb side of the hand due to shortening of the radius and dislocation of the end portion of the ulna...

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Short Stature POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/shortStature.asp

1. Define short stature
2. Discuss the etiology( ies) of short stature, and their relative frequency
3. Discuss an approach to evaluation of the child with short stature
4. Discuss problems associated with short stature

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Skeletal Dysplasias eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic625.htm

Background: Dwarfism is a commonly used term for disproportionately short stature, although a more medically appropriate term for this disorder is skeletal dysplasia. Short stature is defined as height that is 3 or more standard deviations below the mean height for age. If short stature is proportional, the condition may...

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Skeletal Dysplasias eMedicine Pediatrics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic625.htm

Synonyms and related keywords: skeletal dysplasia, disproportional short stature, short stature, dwarfism, osteochondrodysplasias, thanatophoric dysplasia, achondroplasia, osteogenesis imperfecta, achondrogenesis, chondrodysplasia punctata, homozygous achondroplasia, chondrodysplasia punctata, camptomelic dysplasia, congenital lethal hypophosphatasia, perinatal lethal type of osteogenesis imperfecta, short-rib polydactyly syndromes, hypochondroplasia, rhizomelic type of chondrodysplasia punctata, Jansen-type metaphyseal dysplasia, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia...

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