Metatrophic dysplasia


Metatrophic dysplasia: A very rare form of dwarfism involving short limbs and a long trunk. Less than 100 cases of the condition have been reported.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Metatrophic dysplasia includes the 19 symptoms listed below: Short limbs Short stature Narrow thorax Dumbbell-shaped long bones Long trunk at birth Tail-like appendage Prominent joints Reduced joint mobility Long fingers Long toes Prominent forehead Flat nasal bridge Progressive kyphosis Chest deformity Flexion contractures Hyperextensible fingers Progressive shortening of trunk due to kyphoscoliosis Flattened vertebrae Wide metabphyses Note that Metatrophic dysplasia symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Metatrophic dysplasia signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor.