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Acromesomelic dysplasia, Maroteaux type

Disease definition

Acromesomelic dysplasia, Maroteaux type is an autosomal recessively inherited form of acromesomelic dysplasia (see this term) characterized by severe dwarfism (adult height >120 cm), both axial and appendicular involvement (shortening of the middle and distal segments of limbs and vertebral shortening), and with normal facial appearance and intelligence. It is a less severe form than acromesomelic dysplasia, Grebe type and acromesomelic dysplasia, Hunter-Thomson type (see these terms).


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q77.8
  • OMIM: 602875
  • UMLS: C1864356
  • MeSH: C535661
  • GARD: 507
  • MedDRA: -

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