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any disorder of cartilage and bone growth.

camp·to·mel·ic syn·drome

also associated with flat facies, short vertebrae, hypoplastic scapula, and bowed tibia.
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Autosomal dominant and recessive osteochondrodysplasias associated with the COL11A2 locus.
Pseudoachondroplasia is part of the osteochondrodysplasias, a group of disorders characterized by bone and cartilage maldevelopment.
First-trimester diagnosis of Blomstrand lethal osteochondrodysplasia. Am J Med Genet 73:345-350.
Suspicion of fetal skeletal dysplasia (osteochondrodysplasia) is an indication for performing this examination.
The 18-23 week scan; osteochondrodysplasias. Available at: www.fetalmedicine.com/18-23scanbook/chapter/chap09-03.htm.
Mia has osteochondrodysplasia, a congenital defect caused by the same gene that gives Scottish Folds their small, folded ears and is sadly very common.

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