disproportionate dwarfism


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dis·pro·por·tion·ate dwarf·ism

dwarfism characterized by more significant shortening of the limbs or the trunk; when the limbs are primarily involved, the shortening may predominate in the proximal segments (rhizomelia), middle segments (mesomelia), or distal segments (acromelia); usually results from hereditary intrinsic skeletal dysplasias.
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Features of SEDC include disproportionate dwarfism with spine and hips more involved than extremities, waddling gait and muscular weakness, flat facies, short neck, deafness and cleft palate.