Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia type 1

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Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia type 1

Synonyms: EDM1 | MED1 | Polyepiphyseal dysplasia type 1

Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia type 1 (MED 1) is a form of multiple epiphyseal dysplasia that is characterized by normal or mild short stature pain in the hips and/or knees progressive deformity of extremities and early-onset osteoarthrosis. Specific features to MED 1 include a more pronounced involvement of hip joints and gait abnormality and a shorter adult height. MED1 is allelic to pseudoachondroplasia with which it shares clinical and radiological features. The disease follows an autosomal dominant mode of transmission.

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