A 33-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: bones too short?
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Dr. John Michalski answered
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone length: Dwarfism is the clinical term for short stature. Typically, the long bones such as femur & tibia are shorter in this condition. There are varieties of dwarfism where certain bones are more involved, such as diastrophic dwarfism or rhizomelia.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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