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Metaphyseal dysplasia



Metaphyseal dysplasia
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 Q78.5
ICD-9 756.9
OMIM 265900
DiseasesDB 29227

Metaphyseal dysplasia is a rare disease in which the outer part of the shafts of long bones is thinner than normal and there is an increased chance of fractures.

Additional recommended knowledge

Eponym

It is also named "Pyle disease", after Edwin Pyle.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ synd/1140 at Who Named It
  2. ^ E. Pyle. A Case of unusual bone development. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Boston, 1931, 13-A: 874-876.


 
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Metaphyseal_dysplasia". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
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