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Axial Spondylometaphyseal Dysplasia Is Caused by C21orf2 Mutations.
PloS One; Wang Z, Iida A et. al.

Mar 15th, 2016 - Axial spondylometaphyseal dysplasia (axial SMD) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by dysplasia of axial skeleton and retinal dystrophy. We conducted whole exome sequencing and identified C21orf2 (chromosome 21 open reading frame 2) a...

Axial spondylometaphyseal dysplasia

Sep 14th, 2012 - Axial spondylometaphyseal dysplasia is a genetic disorder of bone growth. The term “axial” means towards the center of the body. “Sphondylos” is a Greek term meaning vertebra. “Metaphyseal dysplasia” refers to abnormalities at the ends of long bon...

Axial spondylometaphyseal dysplasia: additional reports.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A; Suzuki S, Kim OH et. al.

Sep 13th, 2011 - Axial spondylometaphyseal dysplasia (SMD) (OMIM 602271) is an uncommon skeletal dysplasia characterized by metaphyseal changes of truncal-juxtatruncal bones, including the proximal femora, and retinal abnormalities. The disorder has not attracted ...

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