Ultrastructural aspects of osteochondrodysplasias

Part of the Electron Microscopy in Biology and Medicine book series (EMBM, volume 7)


The literature on osteochondrodysplasias is voluminous and a multitude of conflicting classifications has developed over the years. Eponyms proliferated and identical syndromes were described under multiple headings, whereas dissimilar disorders were treated as one. Even the newest methods of investigation frequently fail to reveal clear-cut boundaries between some of these genetically distinct types, which now number at least 50.


Growth Plate Collagen Fibril Cartilage Matrix Epiphyseal Plate Hypertrophic Zone 
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