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Diastrophic dysplasia is a disorder of cartilage and bone development. Diastrophic dysplasia is characterized by shortened arms and legs, spinal deformities, hitchhiker thumbs, joint contractures, and joint pain (osteoarthritis). Joint contractures and spinal deformity tend to worsen wit ...
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Last Updated: 06/22/2015