dysplasia epiphysialis multiplex
[ ĕp′ə-fĭz′ē-ā′lĭs mŭl′tə-plĕks′ ]
An inherited abnormality affecting bone epiphyses, characterized by difficulty in walking, pain and stiffness of joints, stubby fingers, and often a type of dwarfism.
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