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2001-11-28-15 Thanatophoric dysplasia © Gonçalves

Thanatophoric dysplasia, type I

Luís Flávio Gonçalves, MD

Clinica Materno-Fetal, Florianópolis and UNIVALI - Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, Itajaí Brazil

This is a third trimester fetus with Type I Thanatophoric dysplasia.

The face (note the frontal bossing and low nasal bridge).





The narrow chest (note the ends of the ribs on the lateral wall).

The limbs


The humerus.


The femur.


The hands

The foot

The spine (not very marked platyspondyly)


and the very narrow chest

The X-ray after birth

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