Clinical and radiological distinction between spondylothoracic dysostosis (Lavy-Moseley syndrome) and spondylocostal dysostosis (Jarcho-Levin syndrome)

@article{Berdon2010ClinicalAR,
  title={Clinical and radiological distinction between spondylothoracic dysostosis (Lavy-Moseley syndrome) and spondylocostal dysostosis (Jarcho-Levin syndrome)},
  author={Walter E. Berdon and Brooke S. Lampl and Alberto Santiago Cornier and Norman Ramirez and Peter Turnpenny and Michael G. Vitale and Leonard P. Seimon and Robert A Cowles},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={41},
  pages={384-388}
}
In 1938, Saul Jarcho and Paul Levin from Johns Hopkins Hospital reported cases of thoracic insufficiency due to vertebral and rib anomalies. Nearly 30 years later, in 1966, Norman Lavy and associates from Indiana University reported a similar syndrome in a family from Puerto Rico. Lavy’s description was followed by a report by John E. Moseley from New York City, where the name spondylothoracic dysplasia (dysostosis) was first used. For more than half a century, there has been confusion… CONTINUE READING