Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen syndrome

Dyg·gv·e-Mel·chi·or-Clau·sen syn·drome

(di-giv'ĕ mel'kē-ōr klaws'ĕn), [MIM*223800]
a skeletal dysplasia that has some clinical resemblance to Morquio syndrome but without mucopolysacchariduria; characterized by mental retardation, short-trunk dwarfism, progressive sternal bulging, restricted joint mobility, waddling gait, and radiographic findings of irregular iliac crests and flattening of vertebral bodies; autosomal recessive inheritance. There is an X-linked form [MIM*304950].
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Johannes Christian, Danish pediatrician, 1923-1995.
Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen syndrome - see under Dyggve
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