Jansen Disease

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Basic synonyms

  • Jansen disease
  • Jansen metaphyseal dysostosis
  • Murk Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Condition Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Jansen kind metaphyseal chondrodysplasia is a very uncommon progressive disorder where portions of the bones of the legs and arms create abnormally with unusual cartilage material developments and succeeding irregular bone formation at the huge (bulbous) end parts (metaphyses) of these lengthy bones (metaphyseal chondrodysplasia). As a result, affected individuals display uncommonly short arms and legs and also brief stature (short-limbed dwarfism), findings that usually become apparent during very early childhood. Uncommon cartilage material and also bone growth could also impact various other bones of the body, especially those of the hands and feet (i.e., metacarpals as well as metatarsals). Infants with Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia may additionally have unique facial problems and added skeletal malformations. During childhood, impacted people might begin to exhibit modern stiffening and also swelling of many joints and/or an uncommon “waddling gait” and squatting stance. Additionally, influenced grownups could ultimately create unusually solidified (sclerotic) bones particularly in the rear of the head (cranial bones), which, sometimes, may cause blindness and/or deafness. Additionally, influenced people have abnormally high degrees of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia). The range and intensity of signs and symptoms could differ from situation to case. The majority of instances of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia happen arbitrarily as the result of a spontaneous genetic change (i.e., new hereditary anomaly).

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