Short stature, Brussels type

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Synonyms: Mievis-Verellen-Dumoulin syndrome

A rare primary bone dysplasia characterized by severe intrauterine and postnatal growth retardation and short stature in association with craniofacial dysmorphism (such as large forehead triangular face low-set ears and micro-retrognathism) and osteochondrodysplastic lesions. Radiographic findings include epiphyseal maturation delay abnormal metaphyses a narrow thorax small pelvis and short and broad metacarpal bones and phalanges. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1996.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version July 2024

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