chondrodystrophy


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Noun1.chondrodystrophy - an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birthchondrodystrophy - an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism
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Chondrodystrophy, dog, hemivertebrae, spinal cord compression, vertebral anomalies
These deformities may also be associated with tibial dyschondroplasia, osteochondrosis, or chondrodystrophy. The latter results in shortened long bones, enlargement of hock joints, secondary valgus or varus deformities, and subluxation of the gastrocnemius tendon.
DISCUSSION: The classic tetrad of Ellis-van Creveld (EVC) syndrome consists of chondrodystrophy, polydactyl, ectodermal dysplasia, and cardiac anomalies.

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