Perthes-like changes in geleophysic dysplasia

David Keret*, Franklin Lokiec, Shlomo Hayek, Eitan Segev, Eli Ezra

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Geleophysic dysplasia is a rare skeletal dysplasia characterized by 'happy-natured' facies, short stature with short limbs, brachydactyly, and joint contractures. This report describes a case of a patient with unilateral Legg-Calvé-Perthes-like changes associated with dysplastic proximal capital femoral epiphysis, typical of geleophysic dysplasia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-103
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Part B
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Geleophysic dysplasia
  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease


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