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3,851 Possible Causes for Cervical Cord Compression, Mild Rib Sclerosis, Short Extremities

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    He has a normal craniofacial appearance but a disproportionate body with normal trunk and short extremities with height below the 3rd percentile.[] Death is usually secondary to respiratory compromise or from cervical cord compression by a very small foramen magnum.[] Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    The degree of cervical cord compression was scored and correlated with neurological examination findings at the time of imaging.[] It is marked by shortness and hyperextension of the neck causing the head to appear as if it were resting directly on the shoulders, short trunk, long extremities with excessive[] Herein, we report an extremely rare manifestation of MPS IVB in a 60-year-old female patient who underwent a successful aortic valve replacement.[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Achondroplasia

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[] cord compression due to narrowing of the foramen magnum.[] […] of short extremities, a large head, and trident-shaped hands. • Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations in fibroblast growth factor receptor[]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Pauli RM, Gilbert EF: Upper cervical cord compression as cause of death in osteogenesis imperfecta type II.[] Abstract Osteogenesis imperfecta is a congenital disorder resulting in multiple fractures and extremely short stature, usually necessitating cesarean delivery.[]

  • Anauxetic Dysplasia

    Whereas AAD is a bone-restricted disorder with a more severe skeletal phenotype: affected individuals are extremely short and complicated by orthopedic morbidity, and the[] cord compression ; Cervical subluxation ; Delayed ossification of carpal bones ; Flared metaphysis ; Hypertelorism ; Hypodontia ; Hypoplastic ilia ; Intellectual disability[] People with anauxetic dysplasia have extreme short stature and severe skeletal abnormalities.[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

    Neurologic Exam Progressive compression of the spinal cord with resulting cervical myelopathy is relatively common in older individuals.[] Patients present with short stature, flat nasal bridge, and joint findings. Urine GAGs are normal in MPS IX.[] Standard reference equations based on data from normal individuals may not apply to MPS patients with systemic skeletal dysplasia and extremely short stature.[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Narrow Cervical Spinal Canal

    The prevalence of cervical cord compression, ISI, and the clinical CM was significantly higher in the narrower CSC group.[] "Spinal stenosis can be a relatively insidious process in that it typically affects just the extremities first," Young said.[] This may be due to cervical cord compression, where it causes spasticity and a upper motor type of paralysis.[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    The condition is extremely rare, with an estimated overall prevalence of 7.2/1,000,000 or approximately 1/140,000.[] […] levels with compression on the cervical cord.[] , prevention and management of obesity and short stature, management of ossifications and accurate genetic and prenatal counselling.[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    […] hearing impairment, sleep apnoea, hydrocephalus, carpal tunnel syndrome, spinal cord compression and cervical myelopathy.[] The skin may also show hypertrichosis and excessive Mongolian spots. [ 6 ] Other features Macrocephaly - common with a short trunk length compared to the extremities.[] Musculoskeletal findings include dysostosis multiplex and thoracolumbar kyphosis, and the trunk appears short in length when compared to the length of the extremities.[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Cervical Spondylosis

    They may check gait and posture by asking the person to walk a short distance. They will also test for strength and sensation in both the upper and lower extremities.[] […] spinal canal and may compress the cervical nerve roots and spinal cord 5.[] Cervical spondylosis is degeneration of the cervical spine that occurs during the normal course of aging, and may progress into compression of the spinal cord, or cervical[]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis

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