mesomelic

mes·o·mel·ic

(mez'ō-mē'lik),
Pertaining to the middle segment of a limb.

mesomelic

the middle parts of limbs.

mesomelic dysplasia
deformity of the middle parts of a limb.
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Leri is associated with Melorheostosis, "candle bone disease", a rare disorder of bone (Leri-Joanny syndrome), Leri- J-E Weill syndrome (a skeletal dysplasia combining dorsal subluxation of the distal end of the ulna (Madelung deformity) with mesomelic short stature), and Leri sign (a pyramidal sign, or joint reflex seen in spastic hemiplegia) and Leri's disease-paroxysmal pain precipitated by exposure to cold and high humidity.
Rafay suffers from acro coxo mesomelic dysplasia, a rare inherited form of dwarfism, and is the only one in his family to have this condition.
Also noted was a rhizomelic and mesomelic shortening of all extremities with palpable osseous deformities secondary to enchondromas, especially of the shoulders, hands, and lower extremities.
In this report, we discuss a 14-year-old girl with mesomelic short stature and bilateral Madelung deformities caused by LWD and describe the radiographic findings.
Clinically, she appeared to have mesomelic limb shortening with bilateral Madelung deformities, which was confirmed by measurements.
Homozygosity or compound heterozygosity for SHOX mutations leads to a more severe skeletal dysplasia--Langer mesomelic dysplasia.
Mesomelic limb shortness: a previously unreported autosomal recessive type.
Leri-Weill disease, which has been described as a dyschondrosteosis, is a rare syndrome causing mesomelic shortening of the limbs.
Leri-Weill disease is a rare inherited disorder characterized by deformity of the wrist, known as Madelung deformity, and mesomelic short stature.
Dysplasias affecting the distal bones (eg, the tibia/fibula and radius/ ulna) cause mesomelic shortening.
Mesomelic shortening affects which of the following bones?
SHOX mutations can lead to Langer mesomelic dysplasia.