Medical Definition of Diastrophic dwarfism

1. Short-limbed dwarfism (diastrophic means twisted, thus scoliosis) X-ray features: short flared metaphyses with flattened epiphyses in tubular bones of extremities, equinovarus deformity of feet -- major joints subluxed, spine: kyphoscoliosis with gradual decrease in interpediculate distance toward caudal end of lumbar spine, hands, hitch-hiker's thumb - widely abducted, hypoplastic first metacarpal, other metacarpals too broad, especially at growing end, carpal bones with too many centres ossified (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diastrophic Dwarfism

diastereoselectivity
diastereotopic
diasters
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diastolic afterpotential
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diastolic murmur
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diastolic shock
diastolic thrill
diastral
diastrophic
diastrophic dwarfism (current term)
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diastrophisms
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diastyles
diasystem
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diasystems
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diatela
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diatessarons
diathermal
diathermancy

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