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Auxological Results of Surgical Correction of Hypometries in Congenital Osteodysplasia

  • F. Morabito
  • D. Moro
  • G. Ripamonti
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)

Abstract

Between the various characteristic features of achondroplasia and of forms closely related to it, such as hypochondroplasia, the most invalidating one from a social point of view is short stature.

Keywords

Total Height Epiphysis Cartilage Growth Cartilage Pubertal Maturation Paediatric Orthopaedic 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Morabito
    • 1
  • D. Moro
    • 1
  • G. Ripamonti
    • 1
  1. 1.The Italian Auxological CentreMilanItaly

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