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Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Tarda

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to George E. Tiller, MD, PhD, Department of Genetics, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA, for assistance in the preparation of this report.

Synonyms of Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Tarda

  • SED tarda
  • X-linked spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda (SEDT; SEDL) is a rare, hereditary skeletal disorder that only affects males. Physical characteristics include moderate short stature (dwarfism), moderate-to-severe spinal deformities, barrel-shaped chest, disproportionately short trunk, and premature osteoarthritis.

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