The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 72, Issue 4, pp 355–357 | Cite as


  • M. L. Kulkarni
  • Prakash S. Matadh
  • S. P. Praveen Prabhu
  • Preeti M. Kulkarni
Clinical Brief


Fibrochondrogenesis is a rare lethal short-limb skeletal dysplasia. Till now only fifteen cases have been reported since Lazzaroni-Fossati first described it in 1978. Hence reported a case of fibrochondrogenesis in a child born to a consanguineously married couple with characteristic physical and radiological features and discuss the incidence, inheritence, ultrasonographic, clinical, radiological and pathological characteristics of this disorder

Key words

Fibrochondrogenesis Lethal skeletal dysplasia Autosomal recessive 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Kulkarni
    • 1
  • Prakash S. Matadh
    • 1
  • S. P. Praveen Prabhu
    • 1
  • Preeti M. Kulkarni
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsJ.J.M. Medical CollegeKarnatakaIndia

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