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2004-07-14-14 Thanatophoric dysplasia © Manohar

Thanatopohoric dysplasia, type I

S. Manohar MD,

Madurai, India.

This is a case of thanatophoric dysplasia first diagnosed antenatally at 32 weeks of gestation. It shows the following features:

Tetramicromelia with rhizo mesomelic shortening with telephone receiver shaped femurs:







Severe platyspondyly 


Short ribs


Macrocrania with frontal bossing and depressed nasal bridge




Post natal radiographs were confirmatory.


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