x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Orphanet doesn't provide personalised answers. To get in touch with the Orphanet team, please contact

Information provided in your contribution (including your email address) will be stocked in .CSV files that will be sent as an email to Orphanet's teams. These emails might be conserved in the teams' mailboxes, in our backoffice servers but will not be registered in our databases (for more information see our section General Data Protection Regulation and data privacy (GDPR) and Confidentiality).

Captcha image

Short stature, Brussels type

Disease definition

A rare primary bone dysplasia characterized by severe intrauterine and postnatal growth retardation and short stature in association with craniofacial dysmorphism (such as large forehead, triangular face, low-set ears, and micro-retrognathism) and osteochondrodysplastic lesions. Radiographic findings include epiphyseal maturation delay, abnormal metaphyses, a narrow thorax, small pelvis, and short and broad metacarpal bones and phalanges. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1996.

ORPHA:2867

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Mievis-Verellen-Dumoulin syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.1
  • OMIM: 601350
  • UMLS: C1832439
  • MeSH: C537121
  • GARD: 4838
  • MedDRA: -
The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.