Dwarfism and Dysplasias

      Deformities of the Limbs
      Chondrodysplasia Punctata:
      Chondroectodermal Dysplasia:
      Cleidocranial Dysplasia
      Diastrophic Dwarfism:
      Hypophosphatemic Vitamin D-resistant rickets
      Kniest Dysplasia
      Marfan's Syndrome
      Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia
      Metatrophic Dysplasia:
      Morquio's Syndrome:
      Multiple Cartilaginous Exostoses
      Multiple Enchodromatosis (Ollier's Disease)
      Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia
      Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency
      Osteogenesis Imperfecta
      Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita:

- Short Trunk Dwarfism:
    - Kniest syndrome
    - Metatrophic Dysplasia
    - Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasias

- Proportionate Dwarism:
    - diastrophic dysplasia,
    - cleidocranial dysplasia dysplasia
    - mucopolysaccaridoses;

- Disproportionate dwarfism: (short limb dysplasia)
    - Achondroplasia
    - metaphyseal chondrodysplasias;

- Misc:
    - Rhizomelic Dwarfism: Arms or thighs are short relative to the entire limb
    - Mesomelic Dwarfism: Disproportionately short forearms or legs
    - Acromelic Dwarfism: Disproportionately short hands or feet

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, May 21, 2012 4:09 pm