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Maroteaux's syndrome I

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A disease characterized mainly by swelling, redness, heat, and minimal pain, of the fingers and occasionally the toes, observed during the winter months in infants and children.

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A disease characterized mainly by swelling, redness, heat, and minimal pain, of the fingers and occasionally the toes, observed during the winter months in infants and children.

Bibliography

  • P. Maroteaux:
    Cinq observations d’une affection microgeodique des phalanges du nourrison d’etiologie inconnue.
    Annales de radiologie, Paris, 1970, 13: 229-236.

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