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Definition

A form of frontometaphyseal dysplasia, a progressive sclerosing skeletal dysplasia affecting the long bones and skull. Characteristic features include supraorbital hyperostosis, cranial hyperostosis, undermodeling of the small bones, flared metaphyses, and digital anomalies. Extra-skeletal manifestations include hearing loss, cardiac malformations, and stenosis, particularly of the upper airway and urinary tract. FMD2 inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Acronym

FMD2

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