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Tibioperoneal diaphyseal toxopachyosteosis or Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome: difficulties encountered in classifying this syndrome and differentiation from rickets.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9093784     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Using two new cases and 70 case reports in the literature as a starting point, the authors focus on the Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome. Weismann-Netter and Stuhl reported the first cases of tibioperoneal diaphyseal toxopachyosteosis in 1954. This syndrome is defined as an anomaly of the diaphyseal part of both tibiae and fibulae with posterior cortical thickening and anterior-posterior bowing. This anomaly is usually bilateral and symmetrical, and patients are therefore short in stature. The thickening of the fibula is true "tibialisation" and "is the main feature and the only feature confirming diagnosis". Routine laboratory investigations showed no abnormalities in the two new cases. The authors specify the limits encountered in classifying this anomaly and discuss the degree to which this anomaly is an entity unto itself when compared with rickets sequelae.
Authors:
J M Nores; M H Monsegu; V de Masfrand; F Oberlin; P Denormandie; J M Remy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental rheumatology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0392-856X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:    1997 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-06-23     Completed Date:  1997-06-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8308521     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Rheumatol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Internal Medicine Department, Raymond Poincaré Hospital, Garches, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple / classification*,  diagnosis
Body Height*
Diagnosis, Differential
Diaphyses / abnormalities*
Fibula / abnormalities*,  radiography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Rickets / diagnosis
Syndrome
Tibia / abnormalities*,  radiography

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