camptomelic dwarfism


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camp·to·mel·ic dwarf·ism

dwarfism with shortening of the lower limbs due to anterior bending of the femur and tibia.

camp·to·mel·ic dwarf·ism

(kamp-tō-mel'ik dwōrf'izm)
Dwarfism with shortening of the lower limbs due to anterior bending of the femur and tibia.

camptomelic dwarfism

A form of dwarfism characterized by bowing of the bones of the lower extremities.

camptomelic dwarfism

A condition in which infants have craniofacial anomalies, defects of the ribs, and scapular hypoplasia. The cause is unknown, and death usually occurs in the neonatal period.
See also: dwarfism