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Infant Dwarfism

Figure 2.31. This infant has a rare form of short-limbed dwarfism. The diagnosis is anisospondylic camptomicromelic dwarfism (dyssegmental dwarfism). This condition is autosomal recessive, there is disproportionate short stature, flat facies, flat nose and micrognathia. Cleft palate is common. There is a short neck and narrow thorax with short bent extremities and decreased joint mobility. A radiograph of the spine is diagnostic in that there are short vertebral bodies with segmentation defects.

Infant Dwarfism
Figure 2.32. A lateral view of the same infant.

Figure 2.31. This infant has a rare form of short-limbed dwarfism. The diagnosis is anisospondylic camptomicromelic dwarfism (dyssegmental dwarfism). This condition is autosomal recessive, there is disproportionate short stature, flat facies, flat nose and micrognathia. Cleft palate is common. There is a short neck and narrow thorax with short bent extremities and decreased joint mobility. A radiograph of the spine is diagnostic in that there are short vertebral bodies with segmentation defects.

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Close Views Various Human Penises

Figure 2.33. A close-up view of the same infant showing the flat facies with a flat nose, micrognathia and a short neck.

Infant Dwarfism

Figure 2.34. The right upper extremity of the same infant showing the camptomi-cromelia and the small thorax.

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