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Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, Beighton type

Disease definition

Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, Beighton type is a skeletal dysplasia characterized by epiphyseal dysplasia (usually mild) associated with progressive myopia, retinal thinning, crenated cataracts, conductive deafness, and stubby digits.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia-myopia-deafness syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q77.3
  • OMIM: 132450
  • UMLS: C1851536
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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