June 2020

morquio syndrome

Morquio syndrome

What is Morquio syndrome Morquio syndrome also called mucopolysaccharidosis type IV (MPS IV), is a rare genetic metabolic condition in which the body is unable to break down long chains of sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans
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Hemihyperplasia Hemihyperplasia also called hemihypertrophy, is a condition in which there is excessive (hyper) growth (trophy) of only one side

Diastrophic dysplasia

diastrophic dysplasia
Diastrophic dysplasia Diastrophic dysplasia also called diastrophic dwarfism, is a type of short limb skeletal dysplasia (micromelic dwarfism) that is
congenital vertical talus

Congenital vertical talus

Congenital vertical talus Congenital vertical talus also called rocker-bottom foot is a rare congenital foot deformity in which the sole of a child’s foot flexes abnormally in a convex position giving the foot a rocker-bottom
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Congenital scoliosis

congenital scoliosis
Congenital scoliosis Congenital scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that is caused by a defect that was present

Acetabular dysplasia

Acetabular dysplasia
Acetabular dysplasia Acetabular dysplasia also called hip dysplasia, is a disorder that occurs when the acetabulum (hip socket) is shallow


Megaureter Megaureter is a descriptive term for dilated ureter or "large ureter", which is an expanded or widening of one