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abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

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Pseudoachondroplasia appears to develop secondarily to a mutation within the genes encoding for cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) on chromosome 19 and is most closely related to multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (MED/EDM1), a disorder also characterized by a mutation of the COMP.
I was born with epiphyseal dysplasia, a disease that causes your joints to overgrow and your bones to become immobile.
The 12-year-old suffers from a condition called spondylo epiphyseal dysplasia, which means the ends of his bones are not properly formed.
Charity worker Iris, 47, was born with a genetic condition - spondylo epiphyseal dysplasia - which hindered her growth.
All of these featu res were consistent with a very narrow range of differential diagnoses, of which SED congenita was the most likely, followed by multiple epiphyseal dysplasia and type IV mucopolysaccharidosis (Morquio's syndrome).