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Craniometaphyseal dysplasia, autosomal recessive type
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ANKH gene. Except in the most severe cases, the lifespan of people with craniometaphyseal dysplasia is normal.Craniometaphyseal dysplasia is a genetic skeletal condition characterized by progressive thickening of bones in the skull (cranium) and abnormalities at the ends of long bones in the limbs (metaphyseal dysplasia). The condition is caused by mutations in the
Last updated: 8/24/2010
- Craniometaphyseal dysplasia. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2009; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/craniometaphyseal-dysplasia. Accessed 8/24/2010.
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