skeletal dysplasias

skeletal dysplasias

a heterogeneous group of disorders (over 120 types), each of which results in numerous disturbances of the skeletal system and most of which include dwarfism.
See also: chondrodystrophy.

skel·e·tal dys·pla·si·as

(skel'ĕ-tăl dis-plā'zē-ăz)
A heterogeneous group of disorders (more than 120 types), each of which results in numerous disturbances of the skeletal system and most of which include dwarfism.
See also: chondrodystrophy
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Lachman R Taybi and lachman's radiology of syndromes, metabolic disorders and skeletal dysplasias, 5th edition, (2006) Mosby, Philadelphia, PA.
The skeletal dysplasias showed good correlation with the morphological findings.
1 Causes of short stature can either be normal variants of growth like familial short stature and constitutional delay of growth and puberty(CDGP)2,3 or it can be a result of chronic systemic diseases (renal, pulmonary and cardiac diseases, coeliac disease)4,5 endocrine disorders (hypopituitarism, isolated growth hormone deficiency, isolated hypothyroidism, endogenous and exogenous Cushing syndrome, adrenal insufficiency, osteomalacia or rickets),6-9 genetic (cystic fibrosis),10 chromosomal disorders (Turners syndrome)11 and skeletal dysplasias.
The birth prevalence rates for the skeletal dysplasias.
This second edition contains new material reflecting insights from advances in genetics and imaging, and new coverage of conditions including skeletal dysplasias and recurrent fractures.
It covers growth and development, the orthopedic history and examination, abnormal gait, back pain, anesthesiology, the management of developmental disabilities, imaging, and various anatomic disorders, common orthopedic disorders, musculoskeletal tumors, injuries, and neuromuscular disorders and other orthopedic disorders like skeletal dysplasias, orthopedic-related syndromes, metabolic and endocrine bone diseases, and hematologic disorders (these two sections are online only).
5) Recent research has pointed out that mutations in TRPV4, a calcium permeable ion channel produce a phenotypic spectrum of skeletal dysplasias from the mild autosomal-dominant brachyolmia to SMDK to autosomal dominant metatropic dysplasia, suggesting that these disorders should be grouped into a new bone dysplasia family.
Dodwell treats children of all ages and sees patients with a wide variety of problems including fractures, ligament and tendon injuries, joint dislocations, congenital deformities, cerebral palsy, growth disturbances, and disorders such as osteogenesis imperfecta, Perthes disease, and skeletal dysplasias.
inborn errors of metabolism, genodermatosis, skeletal dysplasias and X-linked mental retardation.