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Fronto-metaphyseal Dysplasia: A Progressive Disease of Bone and Connective Tissue

Fronto-metaphyseal Dysplasia: A Progressive Disease of Bone and Connective Tissue Abstract In a patient with fronto-metaphyseal dysplasia, progressive joint deformities and osteolytic changes in the carpal bones observed suggest that this condition is a "heritable disorder of connective tissue." Metachromatic granules were demonstrated in cultured fibroblastic cells. References 1. Gorlin RJ, Cohen MM: Frontometaphyseal dysplasia: A new syndrome . Amer J Dis Child 118:487-494, 1969.Crossref 2. Holt JF: Yearbook of Pediatric Radiology . Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers Inc, 1971, p 238. 3. McKusick VA: Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue , ed 3. St. Louis, CV Mosby Co, 1966. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Fronto-metaphyseal Dysplasia: A Progressive Disease of Bone and Connective Tissue

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1972 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110090124022
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Abstract

Abstract In a patient with fronto-metaphyseal dysplasia, progressive joint deformities and osteolytic changes in the carpal bones observed suggest that this condition is a "heritable disorder of connective tissue." Metachromatic granules were demonstrated in cultured fibroblastic cells. References 1. Gorlin RJ, Cohen MM: Frontometaphyseal dysplasia: A new syndrome . Amer J Dis Child 118:487-494, 1969.Crossref 2. Holt JF: Yearbook of Pediatric Radiology . Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers Inc, 1971, p 238. 3. McKusick VA: Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue , ed 3. St. Louis, CV Mosby Co, 1966.

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1972

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