Malformations of the axial skeleton in Museum Vrolik I: homeotic transformations and numerical anomalies

@article{Oostra2005MalformationsOT,
  title={Malformations of the axial skeleton in Museum Vrolik I: homeotic transformations and numerical anomalies},
  author={R. J. Oostra and Raoul C Hennekam and Laurens de Rooij and Antoon F. M. Moorman},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  year={2005},
  volume={134 3},
  pages={268-81}
}
The Museum Vrolik collection of anatomical specimens in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, comprises over 5,000 specimens of human and animal anatomy, embryology, pathology, and congenital anomalies. Recently, we rediagnosed a subset of the collection comprising dried human trunk skeletons and cranial base preparations presenting with homeotic transformations (vertebral phenotypic shifts) and numerical vertebral anomalies. We identified 11 trunk skeletons with either anterior or posterior homeotic… CONTINUE READING

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