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Reinhardt-Pfeiffer syndrome (Rudolf Arthur Pfeiffer)

Alternative eponyms

  • Reinhardt-Pfeiffer form of mesomelic dysplasia
  • Ulnofibular dysplasia, Reinhardt-Pfeiffer type

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A form of dwarfism.

Description

A syndrome characterised by short stature and short limbs, with mesomelic brachymelia, peculiar shortening of the ulna and fibula with deviation of the hand, and restriction of supination/pronation. Affects females more often than males. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • K. Reinhardt, R. A. Pfeiffer:
    Ulno-fibulare Dysplasie. Eine autosomal-dominant vererbte Mikrosomelie ähnlich dem Nievergelt Syndrom.
    Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin, 1967, 107: 379-391.

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