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55 Possible Causes for Biconcave Vertebrae

  • Autosomal Dominant Mental Retardation 5

    vertebrae, vertebral collapse, and scoliosis.[orpha.net] […] platybasia leading to various neurological symptoms (mostly in adolescents and adults) secondary to stretching of the cranial nerves, and generalized osteoporosis resulting in biconcave[orpha.net]

  • Auriculoosteodysplasia

    Hyperphosphatasia (scoliosis, biconcave vertebrae) 32. Hypochondroplasia (narrow spinal canal; lordosis; platyspondyly) 33.[gamuts.isradiology.org] (ovoid, biconcave or scalloped vertebrae; kyphosis; intervertebral calcification) 14. Crouzon S. (craniofacial dysostosis) (craniocervical junction abnormalities) 15.[gamuts.isradiology.org] (scoliosis; hemivertebrae; fused vertebrae) 12. Chondrodysplasia punctata (kyphoscoliosis; atlantoaxial subluxation) 13. Cockayne S.[gamuts.isradiology.org]

  • Acroosteolysis Dominant Type

    vertebrae, vertebral collapse, and scoliosis.[orpha.net] […] platybasia leading to various neurological symptoms (mostly in adolescents and adults) secondary to stretching of the cranial nerves, and generalized osteoporosis resulting in biconcave[orpha.net]

  • Classic Homocystinuria

    Homocystinuria is one of a group of genetic disorders called inborn errors of metabolism. It is characterized by a deficiency of the enzyme that converts homocysteine to cystathionine. Keratoconus is an ophthalmologic condition characterized by thinning of the corneal stroma, which causes the cornea to assume a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metaphyseal Acroscyphodysplasia

    Based on two independent personal cases and a pair of sibs from the literature, we delineate a new category of bone dysplasia with cup-shaped large metaphyses, for which the name metaphyseal acroscyphodysplasia is suggested. The main clinical features are severe growth retardation, micromelia predominating in the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Blue Sclera

    […] flattened vertebrae.[iofbonehealth.org] […] increased fracture rate throughout childhood (ensues when child begins to walk, decreases after puberty, then increases after menopause and in men aged 60–80 years), and biconcave[iofbonehealth.org]

  • Homocystinuria

    Screening lateral X-ray views of the lumbar spine will typically show platyspondyly with biconcave vertebrae and clear signs of osteoporosis by the end of the second decade[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Acroosteolysis

    vertebrae, vertebral collapse, and scoliosis.[orpha.net] […] platybasia leading to various neurological symptoms (mostly in adolescents and adults) secondary to stretching of the cranial nerves, and generalized osteoporosis resulting in biconcave[orpha.net]

  • Rhizomelic Dysplasia - Scoliosis - Retinitis Pigmentosa

    Overview A very rare syndrome characterized by an eye disorder, scoliosis and other skeletal abnormalities. Symptoms - Rhizomelic dysplasia- scoliosis- and retinitis pigmentosa Scoliosis Retinitis pigmentosa Short stature Short neck Short arms Causes - Rhizomelic dysplasia- scoliosis- and retinitis pigmentosa Not[…][checkorphan.org]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    vertebrae, coarsening of trabeculae in long and flat bones, and pathologic fractures Patients with sickle cell disease can have a variety of growth defects due to the abnormal[emedicine.medscape.com] Vertebrae . The vertebrae may have a biconcave appearance or step-like depressions of the vertebral surfaces.[clinicaladvisor.com] Decreased density of the skull Decreased thickness of outer table of skull due to widening of diploe Hair on-end striations of the calvaria Osteoporosis sometimes leading to biconcave[emedicine.medscape.com]

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