dysostosis


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dysostosis

[¦dis·ä′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Defective formation of bone.
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4) Laxity of joints, dysostosis multiplex, dysplastic hips, unstable knees, large elbows and wrists, and flat feet are other skeletal features.
Crouzon's syndrome is a hereditary autosomal-dominant form of the craniofacial dysostosis disorders.
A two and one-half year-old female with the spondylothoracic dysostosis form of MVSD is presented.
Although persons with mandibulofacial dysostosis usually have normal intelligence, developmental delay may occur if the hearing loss is not diagnosed.
In Werth, the victim suffered cleidocranial dysostosis syndrome, a congenital bone development disorder characterized by a hump on his back, "absent or incompletely-formed collar bones, an abnormally shaped skull, characteristic facial appearance, short stature, and dental abnormalities.
Scapuloiliac dysostosis, also known as pelvis-shoulder dysplasia and Kosenow syndrome, is a rare skeletal dysplasia described first by Kosenow et al.
This condition, which is also referred to as mandibulofacial dysostosis, consists of craniofacial anomalies, cleft palate, and deafness.