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Acromesomelic Dwarfism: Maroteaux-Martinelli-Campailla Type

  • E. Campailla
  • P. Maroteaux
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)

Abstract

Till some years ago a very large number of dwarves were labelled as “achondroplastics”. In these last years, studies by groups of specialists (pediatricians, geneticists, orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, biochemists, etc.) have distinguished different types of dwarfism.

Keywords

Orthopedic Surgeon Lumbar Vertebra Interesting Family Adult Height Mendelian Inheritance 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Campailla
    • 1
  • P. Maroteaux
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of RadiologyUniversity of TriesteItaly
  2. 2.Dept. of Medical Genetics, National Institute of Health and Medical ResearchSick Children’s HospitalParisFrance

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