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Madelung deformity

Disease definition

Madelung disease, or deformity (MD) is a predominantly bilateral wrist anomaly characterized by shortened and bowed radii and long ulnae leading to dorsal dislocation of the distal ulna and limited mobility of the wrist and elbow.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q74.0
  • OMIM: 127300
  • UMLS: C0152441
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10007700
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