Thanatophoric Dwarfism

@article{Nissenbaum1977ThanatophoricD,
  title={Thanatophoric Dwarfism},
  author={Mark R. Nissenbaum Nissenbaum and S M Chung and Henrietta Kotlus Rosenberg and Billy E. Buck},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  year={1977},
  volume={16},
  pages={690 - 697}
}
Thanatophoric dwarfism is a severe form of short-limbed dwarfism in which cardiorespiratory failure uniformly results in death in the neonatal period. Its radiographic features include markedly flattened vertebral bodies with a typical U-shaped deformity, a flat squat pelvis, and short, bowed extremities with flaring and irregularity of the metaphyses. These char acteristic features distinguish this entity from the two other most commonly confused congenital short-limbed forms of dwarfism… 

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