Chondroectodermal dysplasia with night blindness

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Chondroectodermal dysplasia with night blindness is a rare genetic bone development disorder characterized by proportionate short stature nail dysplasia (enlarged convex hypertrophic nails) hypodontia and night blindness. Osteopenia a tendency to present fractures talipes varus with abnormal gait ear infections and watering eyes due to narrow tear ducts are frequently associated. Radiologically patients present delayed bone age on wrist X-rays platyspondyly and broad metaphyses of humeri with dense and thickened growth plates.

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