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Abnormal Skeletal Phenotypes

From Simple Signs to Complex Diagnoses

  • Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
  • Bruno Dallapiccola

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Part I

    1. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 3-109
    2. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 111-165
    3. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 167-232
    4. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 233-272
    5. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 273-360
    6. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg, Bruno Dallapiccola
      Pages 361-454
    7. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 455-472
    8. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 473-500
    9. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
      Pages 501-574
  3. Part II

    1. Pages 576-578
    2. Pages 579-580
    3. Pages 581-581
    4. Pages 582-587
    5. Pages 591-592
    6. Pages 593-596
    7. Pages 599-604
    8. Pages 605-606
    9. Pages 609-610
    10. Pages 611-613
    11. Pages 614-615
    12. Pages 618-618
    13. Pages 630-631
    14. Pages 648-653
    15. Pages 654-656
    16. Pages 657-658
    17. Pages 659-661
    18. Pages 662-663
    19. Pages 667-671
    20. Pages 672-673
    21. Pages 674-675
    22. Pages 676-678
    23. Pages 679-684
    24. Pages 685-687
    25. Pages 688-689
    26. Pages 690-691
    27. Pages 692-693
    28. Pages 694-695

About this book

Introduction

When one is asked to review a manuscript in order of the different parts of the skeleton and comprises to write a foreword,one always asks oneself,“Is there about 600 pages. anything special about this book?”“Does it supply The reader will ?nd something about the in- us with unique information?”I hesitate to think how dence, anatomic location, pathogenesis, differential many years ago it was when I ?rst discussed with diagnosis, diagnostic relevance, and, if known, Dr. Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg the possible the pattern of inheritance.This approach to the s- publication of this book. It may well have been a ject, which is essentially symptom-based, contrasts decade ago. I seem to remember that I encouraged markedly with the conventional texts that either s- him to write a text that was truly different from the tematically report a given disorder or list the features classic ones. that form a gamut. That this most remarkable ?rst edition is unique is In addition, the authors provide a second part of easily illustrated. I have personally picked an area I 300 pages in which they cover approximately 100 am less familiar with. In Chap. 2,“The Thorax,”the syndromes, congenital anomaly syndromes, skeletal following sections are covered: embryology of the dysplasias, and chromosomal disorders to aid in thorax, abnormal shape and size of the chest, small major differential diagnosis. Of special value is the thorax and various conditions that exhibit that sign. presentation of variability of the condition with age.

Keywords

Birth Defects Chromosom Genetics Malformation Syndromes Osteogenesis imperfecta Radiology Skeletal Dysplasias diagnosis

Authors and affiliations

  • Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg
    • 1
  • Bruno Dallapiccola
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyFoundation Hospital “Cardinale G. Panico”Tricase, LecceItaly
  2. 2.Department of Experimental Medicine and PathologyUniversity “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  3. 3.“Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”, San Giovanni RotondoFoggia and Institute “ CSS-Mendel”RomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-30361-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-67997-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30361-9
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