Trevor disease

Tre·vor dis·ease

an uncommon developmental disorder of children, of unknown cause, in which abnormal proliferation of epiphyseal cartilage leads to formation of one or more painless masses adjacent to joints, particularly in the lower limb; angular deformity and restriction of motion may occur.
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David, English orthopedic surgeon, 1906-1988.
Trevor disease - epiphysealis hemimelica, affects ankles and knees leading to limitation of motion. Synonym(s): tarsoepiphyseal aclasis
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We are the parents of a 2 1/2-year-old son, who has been tentatively diagnosed with Trevor disease. (Also known as dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica, it affects bones and joints, and is characterized by overgrowth in the cartilage on the end of one of the bones in the hand or foot.