Bone
Developmental abnormalities
Malformations


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PubMed Search: Bone [title] developmental abnormalities malformations

Dariusz Borys, M.D.
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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Failure of development of a bone (phalanx, rib, clavicle)

    Supernumerary:
  • Ribs or digits

    Syndactyly:
  • Fusion of adjacent digits

    Arachnodactylism:
  • Long, spider-like digits

    Craniorachischisis:
  • Failure of closure of spinal column and skull
  • Produces meningomyelocoele or meningoencephalocoele
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