Back ground: Metatropic dysplasia is a skeletal dysplasia characterized by rhizomelia, severe kyphoscoliosis and a coccygeal tail. Case characteristics: A 12 day-old male neonate had facial dysmorphism, short limbs and coccygeal tail and showed radiological features of metatropic dysplasia. Observation: A novel heterozygous variant was observed in TRPV4 gene. Message: We report a novel mutation in an Indian neonate with metatropic dysplasia.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health