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BMJ Case Reports 2014; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-202938
  • CASE REPORT

Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda with progressive arthropathy associated with subcapsular cataract

  1. Suman Chatterjee
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sanjay Kumar Mandal, sanjaypgcal{at}yahoo.co.in
  • Accepted 3 May 2014
  • Published 26 May 2014

Summary

Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda with progressive arthropathy is a form of inherited skeletal dysplasia involving the axial skeleton along with swelling and deformities of the peripheral joints that mimics juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. We report a case of a 14-year-old school boy who presented with dwarfism, spine deformity, ocular anomaly and peripheral arthropathy with characteristic radiological changes in the vertebrae and multiple other joints.

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