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Langer mesomelic dwarfism: ultrasonographic diagnosis of two cases in early mid-trimester.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8710779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a report on two cases of mesomelic dysplasia Langer type. This is a rare kind of dwarfism which combines severe dwarfism with predominant shortening of the forearms and lower legs and other morphological abnormalities. The diagnosis can be made by ultrasonography in the early second trimester of the pregnancy.
P Roth; G Agnani; F Arbez-Gindre; R Maillet; C Colette
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prenatal diagnosis     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0197-3851     ISO Abbreviation:  Prenat. Diagn.     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-12     Completed Date:  1996-09-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106540     Medline TA:  Prenat Diagn     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre de Diagnostic Anténatal, Clinique Universitaire de Gynécologie, d'Obstétrique et de la Reproduction, CHU Saint Jacques, Besançon, France.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / genetics,  ultrasonography*
Dwarfism / genetics,  ultrasonography*
Extremities / radiography,  ultrasonography
Fetal Diseases / genetics,  ultrasonography*
Genetic Counseling
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / methods*

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