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Familial osteochondritis dissecans

Synonym(s) Osteochondritis dissecans and short stature
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Childhood
  • M93.2
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Disease definition

Familial osteochondritis dissecans is a rare genetic skeletal disorder characterized clinically by abnormal chondro-skeletal development, disproportionate short stature and skeletal deformation mainly affecting the knees, hips, ankles and elbows with onset generally in late childhood or adolescence.

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