Jeune Syndrome


It is feasible that the main title of the record Dystrophy, Asphyxiating Thoracic is not the name you expected. Please inspect the basic synonyms listing to discover the alternate name(s) and problem community(s) covered by this record.


  • Asphyxiating Thoracic Dysplasia
  • ATD
  • Jeune Disorder
  • Thoracic-Pelvic-Phalangeal Dystrophy

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy is an extremely uncommon type of hereditary dwarfism impacting the growth of the bone structure, particularly of the upper body (thorax) but also of the legs and also arms. Normal, major attributes consist of failing of the rib cage to develop appropriately, kidney troubles (renal failing because of polycystitis), as well as reduced bones of the limbs.

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