Smith-McCort dysplasia (SMC) is a rare spondylo-epi-metaphyseal dysplasia characterized by the clinical manifestations of coarse facies short neck short trunk dwarfism with barrel-shaped chest and rhizomelic limb shortening as well as specific radiological features (i.e. generalized platyspondyly with double-humped vertebral end plates and iliac crests with a lace-like appearance) and normal intelligence. The clinical and skeletal features are similar to those seen in the allelic disorder Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen syndrome (DMC; see this term) but can be distinguished from this syndrome by the absence of intellectual deficiency and microcephaly in SMC.
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