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Congenital glenoid dysplasia: case report in two consecutive generations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8006178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital glenoid dysplasia is a rare congenital condition of the shoulder. We report the case of a 6-year-old girl that was referred to our institution for restricted motion of both shoulders. Radiological examination revealed bilateral glenoid dysplasia. At the time of the child's examination, her mother also complained of shoulder stiffness; radiographs of her shoulders were taken and revealed that she too had glenoid dysplasia. Congenital glenoid dysplasia results from failure of development of the inferior ossification center of the glenoid fossa. Shoulder stiffness is the primary resultant disability, although it is variable. Our case is notable because we identified the dysplasia in two successive generations of the same family, although the mother was unaware she had the condition.
C Stanciu; B Morin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0271-6798     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop     Publication Date:    1994 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-21     Completed Date:  1994-07-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109053     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Orthopedic Department, Hôpital Sainte-Justine Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Diseases, Developmental / congenital*,  physiopathology,  radiography*
Range of Motion, Articular
Shoulder Joint / physiopathology,  radiography*

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