cartilage-hair hypoplasia

(redirected from McKusick metaphysial dysplasia)

car·ti·lage-hair hy·po·pla·si·a

[MIM*250250 & MIM*250460]
a skeletal dysplasia prevalent among the Amish, characterized by short-limb dwarfism, sparse, light-colored hair, T-cell immunologic defect rendering them susceptible to infections and radiographic findings of metaphysial dysplasia. Autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the gene RMPR on 9p.

car·ti·lage-hair hy·po·pla·si·a

(kahr'ti-lăj-hār hī'pō-plā'zē-ă)
A skeletal dysplasia prevalent among the Amish, characterized by short-limb dwarfism; sparse, light-colored hair; T-cell immunologic defects rendering them susceptible to infections; and radiographic findings of metaphyseal dysplasia. Autosomal recessive inheritance, the gene maps to 9p.
Synonym(s): McKusick metaphysial dysplasia.