M. A. SPANGELBERGER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Hereditary deforming chondrodysplasia is a comparatively uncommon disease of the skeletal system, characterized by bony deformities caused by multiple cartilaginous exostoses and enchondromata (bone cysts). Ehrenfried1, in 1915, collected over 600 cases from the entire medical literature of the world; Stocks2, in 1925, brought this number up to 765. Ray3, in 1930, found 156 cases reported in the American literature and added one of his own. Since then Hyndman4 has published an interesting case report. The most recently reported case is one by Blount5 in which a mild rachitis was coincident. This case, with our own, brings the total number
SPANGELBERGER MA. Hereditary Deforming Chondrodysplasia1. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:962–970. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-8-962
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