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DISPLASIA EPIFIZIALIS PUNCTATA

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Turkish Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
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Abstract

A rare congenital condition, dysplasia epiphysealis punctata in a newborn was investigated. The condition was characterized by severe flexion deformities in the extremities and bilateral congenital cataract, and radiological examination revealed muitiple stippied calcification in the epyphyseal zones of the long lubular bones and flat bones. It was concluded that the case is similar to the lethal rhisomelic type as previousiy classified.

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