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Disorders of the Epiphyses and Metaphyses with Predominant Metaphyseal Involvement

  • Frank Horan
  • Peter Beighton

Abstract

The most important disorders in this category are achondroplasia, hypochondroplasia and the metaphyseal dysplasias. The spine and epiphyses may be involved to some degree in each, but metaphyseal changes predominate.

Keywords

Valgus Deformity Radiographic Appearance Coxa Vara Genu Varum Orthopaedic Complication 
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Achondroplasia

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Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia (McKusick type)

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Horan
    • 1
  • Peter Beighton
    • 2
  1. 1.Cuckfield HospitalCuckfield SussexEngland
  2. 2.Medical School and Groote Schuur HospitalUniversity of Cape TownCapeSouth Africa

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