Variant of atelosteogenesis? Report of a 20-week fetus.


Journal Article

We report on a 20-week fetus with manifestations similar, but not identical, to those of atelosteogenesis. The present fetus had rhizomelic micromelia with absence of ossification in the humerus, radius, ulna, and cervical and upper thoracic vertebral bodies; coronal clefts in the ossified thoracic vertebral bodies; and talipes equinovarus. The physes were relatively normal on histologic examination.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Herzberg, AJ; Effmann, EL; Bradford, WD

Published Date

  • April 1, 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 883 - 890

PubMed ID

  • 3400734

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3400734

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-7299

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ajmg.1320290420


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States