micromelia


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Related to micromelia: phocomelia, rhizomelia

micromelia

 [mi″kro-me´le-ah]
abnormal smallness of one or more limbs.

mi·cro·me·li·a

(mī'krō-mē'lē-ă),
Condition of having disproportionately short or small limbs.
See also: achondroplasia.
Synonym(s): nanomelia
[micro- + G. melos, limb]

mi·cro·me·li·a

(mī'krō-mē'lē-ă)
Condition of having disproportionately short or small limbs.
See also: achondroplasia
Synonym(s): nanomelia.
[micro- + G. melos, limb]

micromelia

Having abnormally small arms or legs. Compare PHOCOMELIA.
References in periodicals archive ?
Limb anomalies found were amelia, micromelia, malrotation of limbs, low set arm, hyper flexion and drooping wrist.
Frequency percentages of particular anomalies observed in dimethoate treated 'desi' chick embryos Anomalies Treated embryos 0.30% 0.60% 0.9% 1.2% Agnathia 08.69 11.11 18.18 28.57 Microcephaly 04.34 05.55 18.18 28.57 Abnormal colouration 04.34 - - - Microphthalmia 04.34 11.11 18.18 28.57 Anophthalmia 04.34 05.55 09.09 14.28 Hematoma 04.34 16.66 09.09 14.28 Meromelia 08.69 11.11 18.18 - Edema 17.39 05.55 09.09 14.28 Short neck 04.34 11.11 18.18 14.28 Omphalocelle 04.34 05.55 09.09 14.28 Micromelia - - 27.27 42.85 Exencephaly - 11.11 18.18 - Amelia - - 18.18 14.28 Twisted beak - 05.55 - 14.28
Furthermore, limb abnormalities found during the current study included micromelia, meromelia, Phocomelia, limb dysplasia as well as clubbed feet.
To relieve the parental anxiety in such low risk couple, prenatal ultrasound examination may be offered in subsequent pregnancies to identify features suggestive of TD, such as macrocephaly, vertebral ossification defect, bowed femori, micromelia, and small thorax with protuberant abdomen.
El sindrome costillas cortas polidactilia (SCCP) es una categoria descriptiva para un grupo de displasias esqueleticas letales caracterizado por torax estrecho, costillas extremadamente pequenas, micromelia, polidactilia y anomalias viscerales.
Los lactantes afectados nacen muertos o mueren al cabo de algunas horas del parto, debido a la hipoplasia pulmonar.3 Se han identificado dos subtipos desde el punto de vista clinico: tipo I, con el tipico femur curvo en "auricular de telefono", sin craneo en hoja de trebol y frente prominente, hipertelorismo, nariz en silla de montar; y a nivel de columna platispondilia, con micromelia de las cuatro extremidades, manos y pies normales, pero dedos cortos.
Key words: micromelia, brachymelia, skeletal abnormality, congenital defect, avian, Eudyptula minor, little penguin
Las anomalias de los miembros superiores pueden ser mayores o menores segun el grado de discapacidad que produzcan, como micromelia, focomelia, implantacion proximal de los pulgares, oligodactilia, agenesia o hipoplasia del cubito, sindactilia y linea simiana.
El diagnostico se hace principalmente en base a la clinica; los hallazgos mas frecuentes al examen fisico son hirsutismo, micrognatia, pestanas largas y rizadas, nariz pequena, micromelia, clinodactilia, sindactilia y microbraquiocefalia.
King (1963), analyzed meclizine-induced malformations such as cleft palate, micromelia (short limbs), microstomia (small mouth), brachygnathia (receded lower jaw), and uncalcified vertebral bodies in rat offspring.
Morphological studies of fetuses showed abnormalities like micromelia, skeletal defects, hemorrhages, displacement of limbs, open eyelids and distorted axis.
(5) The presence of dysmorphic facies, micromelia, macrocephaly and protruberant abdomen led us to the diagnosis of TD.