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Definition

A rare condition of variable severity characterized by vertebral and costal anomalies. The main feature include dwarfism, vertebral fusion, hemivertebrae, posterior rib fusion, reduced rib number, and other rib malformations. SCDO5 inheritance can be autosomal dominant or recessive.

Acronym

SCDO5

Synonyms

Costovertebral segmentation anomalies
Scoliosis, congenital, with or without rib anomalies
Spondylocostal dysplasia
Spondylothoracic dysostosis

Keywords

Dwarfism

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