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Ultrasonic demonstration of fetal skeletal dysplasia. Case reports.
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PMID:  3885435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Reports on prenatal diagnosis in cases of skeletal dysplasia have mostly been in high-risk mothers with a suspect genetic background where the fetal lesion could probably be predetermined. We deal with routine ultrasonographic appraisal of the fetal skeleton when dysplasia is not initially suspected, and relate our experience of the lethal forms of this condition. During the 4-year period 1981-1984, 6 cases of skeletal dysplasia, including thanatophoric dysplasia, achondrogenesis, the Ellis-van Creveld syndrome (chondro-ectodermal dysplasia) and osteogenesis imperfecta, were detected; the ultrasonographic findings are discussed.
L M Muller; B J Cremin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1985 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-29     Completed Date:  1985-04-29     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  222-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bone Diseases, Developmental / diagnosis*
Dwarfism / diagnosis
Ellis-Van Creveld Syndrome / diagnosis
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis*
Osteogenesis Imperfecta / diagnosis
Prenatal Diagnosis*
Thanatophoric Dysplasia / diagnosis

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