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3,501 Possible Causes for Flaring of the Lower Rib Cage, Mild Rib Sclerosis, Short Extremities

  • Schmid Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia

    Radiography usually shows sclerosis of the ribs, flaring of the metaphyses, and a wide irregular growth plate, especially of the knees.[genecards.org] Flaring of the lower rib cage signals trunk involvement, and the general habitus is stocky or chubby. Adult height is 51 to 63 inches. Radiographic Findings.[musculoskeletalkey.com] Bowing of the extremities, mild short stature and a waddling gait are evident at a young age.[ctgt.net]

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    There is mild platyspondyly and generalised shortening of ribs and long bones.[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com] Clinical findings were lamellar ichthyosiform desquamation on the extremities. The hair was scanty and short on the scalp, in the eyelashes, and in the eyebrows.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Plain film Skeletal features: shortened extremities cup deformity of ribs Ultrasound Hyperechoic pancreas due to extreme pancreatic lipomatosis, usually with preservation[radiopaedia.org]

  • Achondroplasia

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] […] of short extremities, a large head, and trident-shaped hands. • Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations in fibroblast growth factor receptor[medlink.com] The baby with achondroplasia has a relatively long, narrow torso (trunk) with short extremities (arms and legs) and a disproportionate shortening of the proximal (near the[medicinenet.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    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[icd9data.com] Herein, we report an extremely rare manifestation of MPS IVB in a 60-year-old female patient who underwent a successful aortic valve replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with mild coarse facial features, short stature, mild dyspnea, sternal protrusion, mild lumbar hyperlordosis, and waddling gait owing to bilateral femoral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

    Before birth Possibly via prenatal ultrasound due to short extremities Genetic sampling if expected After birth X-ray findings Observation of common physical characteristics[littlepeopleuk.org] ) short stature that is usually recognized in the newborn, and occasionally prenatally because of the short extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severely uncapacitating mutations in patients with extreme short stature identify RNA-processing endoribonuclease RMRP as essential cell growth regulator.[analesdepediatria.org]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] Abstract Osteogenesis imperfecta is a congenital disorder resulting in multiple fractures and extremely short stature, usually necessitating cesarean delivery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterised by deformity of bones increasing with age and by extreme short stature due to repeated childhood fractures.[patient.info]

    Missing: Flaring of the Lower Rib Cage
  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Spine radiograph lateral view (b) demonstrating mild platyspondyly and expansion of anterolateral parts of the ribs with “club-shaped” configuration (arrows).[doi.org] He has a normal craniofacial appearance but a disproportionate body with normal trunk and short extremities with height below the 3rd percentile.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Height is normal at birth but then goes into the less than fifth percentile by age 2 Short extremities Misalignment of the lower extremities with bowing on one side and knock[hopkinsmedicine.org]

    Missing: Flaring of the Lower Rib Cage
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4A

    […] of the lower rib cage ( Figure 3 and Figure 4 ) Gibbus (short-segment structural thoracolumbar kyphosis resulting in sharp angulation of the back), kyphosis, and scoliosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[icd10data.com] Walker et al in their review article on MPS have stated that the LMA was found to be extremely useful both to provide a secure airway for short procedures and also to clear[ijaweb.org]

    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.[en.wikipedia.org] , prevention and management of obesity and short stature, management of ossifications and accurate genetic and prenatal counselling.[doi.org] Types include: Type 1a (OMIM 103580) Has a characteristic phenotypic appearance (Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy), including short fourth and fifth metacarpals and a[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Flaring of the Lower Rib Cage Mild Rib Sclerosis
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4

    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[icd10data.com] The trachea is often narrow and flattened. 6 The unique anatomy and extremely sensitive airway may result in failed intubation and bronchospasm even after successful intubation[apicareonline.com] The iliac wings of the pelvis were flared, with short femoral necks and marked degenerative changes of the hip joints.[omicsonline.org]

    Missing: Mild Rib Sclerosis