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Arch Dis Child. 1978 November; 53(11): 868–872.
PMCID: PMC1545272



Clinical, radiological, and genetic features are described in 3 patients with hypochondroplasia. Early recognition of this disorder is possible from the abnormal body proportions with short limbs and lumbar lordosis without facial stigmata of achondroplasia. Radiological confirmation is possible provided a full skeletal survey is made. Two of our patients had a large head.

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