Madelung dyschondrosteosis refers to a dysplasia associated with a Madelung deformity 1,2.
It is a form of mesomelic dwarfism, especially if the condition is bilateral or there is a family history of short stature.
Has radiographic features of a Madelung deformity as well as:
- dysplastic proximal radius
- short forearms
- short tibia/fibula
History and etymology
It is named after Otto Wilhelm Madelung (1846-1926), a German surgeon.
- 1. Golding JS, Blackburne JS. Madelung's disease of the wrist and dyschondrosteosis. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1976;58 (3): 350-2. J Bone Joint Surg Br (abstract) - Pubmed citation
- 2. Dawe C, Wynne-davies R, Fulford GE. Clinical variation in dyschondrosteosis. A report on 13 individuals in 8 families. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1982;64 (3): 377-81. J Bone Joint Surg Br (link) - Pubmed citation