Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 61–64 | Cite as

Micromelic type of spondylo-meta-epiphyseal dysplasia

  • K. Kozlowski


A 4 8/12 years old girl with micromelic type of spondylo-meta-epiphyseal dysplasia is described. The spondylo-meta-epiphyseal dysplasias of micromelic type present a group of diseases with versatile clinical and radiographic findings. Marked shortening of stature with generalised spondylo-meta-epiphyseal changes in radiographic examination are a constant finding. No biochemical changes were yet reported. The difficulties of early recognition and classification of these cases are stressed.

Key words

Dwarfism bone dysplasia spondylo-meta-epiphyseal dysplasia micromelic type 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Kozlowski
    • 1
  1. 1.X-ray Department of the Pediatric Institute in KrakowPoland

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