Weismann-Netter syndrome

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Synonyms: Anterior bowing of legs with dwarfism | WNS | Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome

Weismann-Netter syndrome is a rare genetic primary bent bone dysplasia characterized by anterior diaphyseal bowing of the tibia and fibula broadening of the fibula posterior cortical thickening of both bones and short stature. Additional skeletal abnormalities include scoliosis with marked lumbar lordosis horizontal sacrum and square iliac wings and/or less frequently vertebral malformations abnormal shape of the clavicles and ribs calvarial hyperostosis and delayed eruption of permanent teeth. Delayed ambulation is also frequently associated.

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 June 2024

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