A new familial skeletal dysplasia with severely retarded ossification and abnormal modeling of bones especially of the epiphyses, the hands, and feet

@article{Eiken1984ANF,
  title={A new familial skeletal dysplasia with severely retarded ossification and abnormal modeling of bones especially of the epiphyses, the hands, and feet},
  author={Mary C Eiken and J\orgen Brorson Prag and Knud E Petersen and H. Junkermann M. Bauer M. Kaufmann},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1984},
  volume={141},
  pages={231-235}
}
Three brothers with a constitutional skeletal dysplasia characterized by an excessively retarded ossification, principally of the epiphyses, the pelvis, the hands and the feet, are reported. In the hands and feet the retarded ossification is combined with an abnormal modeling of the bones. All the children appeared normal at birth. At the time of examination a moderate degree of dwarfism could be predicted. There was no mental retardation. All laboratory investigations including chromosomal… CONTINUE READING
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