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Spondylothoracic dysostosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Spondylothoracic dysplasia
  • Jarcho-Levin syndrome
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Treatment

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How might spondylothoracic dysostosis be treated? 

There is no cure for spondylothoracic dysostosis. Treatment usually consists of intensive medical care, including early and aggressive treatment of respiratory infections, bone surgery, and orthopedic treatment.[1][2]
Last updated: 4/19/2016

References
  1. Spondylocostal dysostosis, autosomal recessive. Orphanet. February 2005; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?Lng=EN&Expert=2311.
  2. María E. Vázquez-Lópeza, María I. López-Condea, Carlos Somoza-Rubioa, Roberto Pérez-Pacína, Ramón Morales-Redondoa, Miguel A. González-Gay. Anomalies of vertebrae and ribs: Jarcho Levin syndrome. Description of a case and literature review. Joint Bone Spine. May 2005; 72(3):275-277. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15851003.


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Other Names for this Disease
  • Spondylothoracic dysplasia
  • Jarcho-Levin syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.