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Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia

Disease definition

Multiple epiphyseal dysplasias (MED/EDMs) are characterized by epiphyseal anomalies causing joint pain early in life, recurrent osteochondritis and early arthrosis. The EDMs are a heterogeneous group of diseases with variable expression classed as MED/EDMs 1-6.


Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s):
    • EDM
    • MED
    • Polyepiphyseal dysplasia
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q77.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0026760
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10756
  • MedDRA: 10028197

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