Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia- east-African type


Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia, east-African type: A rare, early-onset skeletal disorder involving abnormal bone development. The spine is mildly affected and the hands are spared but the growing ends of long bones are deformed (bracket-shaped) which affects bone growth.


* Bracket-shaped metaphyses * Dysplastic pelvis * Irregular iliac rim * Oval-shaped vertebrae * Short stature * Short arms * Short legs


* Short arms * Short legs * Short stature