Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 220–228 | Cite as

Spondylo-epiphyseal dysplasia with ocular changes

Report of two “new” variants in two different families
  • J. J. MacDessi
  • K. Kozlowski
  • S. Posen


Two families with “new” types of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasias are reported. The disease(s) are characterised by spinal changes, capital femoral epiphyseal involvement and minor changes in other epiphyses. The eye complications consist of myopia, lattice degeneration of the retina, retinal detachment and cataracts. Short stature is a major feature in the first family and shortening of the hands and feet in the second.

Key words

Spondylo-epiphyseal dysplasia Osteoarthritis Myopia Retinal detachment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. MacDessi
    • 1
  • K. Kozlowski
    • 3
  • S. Posen
    • 2
  1. 1.Prince of Wales HospitalSydney
  2. 2.Sydney HospitalSydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyRoyal Alexandra Hospital for ChildrenCamperdownAustralia

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