Skeletal Dysplasia

Chapter
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

Skeletal dysplasias are a heterogeneous group of genetic disorders that affect growth, development and maintenance of bone and cartilage. The incidence is estimated to be around 2–5/10,000 live births.

Relevance to orthopaedic manifestations are discussed in this chapter.

Keywords

Fatigue Osteoporosis Heparin Flare Warfarin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.T&O SpR Royal London RotationLondonUK
  2. 2.Paediatric and Young Adult Orthopaedic UnitThe Royal London and Barts and The London Children’s Hospitals, Barts HealthLondonUK

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