Angel-shaped phalango-epiphyseal dysplasia

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Angel-shaped phalango-epiphyseal dysplasia

Synonyms: ASPED

A form of acromelic dysplasia characterized by the distinctive radiological sign of angel-shaped middle phalanges a typical metacarpophalangeal pattern profile (mainly affecting first metacarpals and middle phalanges of second third and fifth digits which all appear short) epiphyseal changes in the hips and in some abnormal dentition and delayed bone age.

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