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Glossary for Rib symptoms

Medical terms related to Rib symptoms or mentioned in this section include:

  • 3C syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by cardiac malformations, cerebellar hypoplasia and cranial dysmorphism which gives the disease it's name.
  • Abnormal rib number: Abnormal rib number is more ribs or fewer ribs than the normal amount.
  • Absent alpha 1 band: An absence of alpha-1-antitrypsin the the body
  • Achondrogenesis: A type of dwarfism where the main limbs are short and the head and trunk are hydropic (contain an accumulation of clear fluid).
  • Achondrogenesis type 2: A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, abnormal bone formation and early death.
  • Achondrogenesis, Langer-Saldino Type: A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, abnormal bone formation and early death.
  • Achondrogenesis, type 4: A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, abnormal bone formation and early death. It has been designated as a mild form of Langer-Saldino achondrogenesis.
  • Acro-pectoro-renal field defect: A very rare genetic syndrome characterized by abnormalities of the genital and urinary systems as well as the absence of chest muscles at birth.
  • Acrofacial dysostosis Rodriguez type: One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Rodriguez type is very rare and primarily involves severe limb and organ malformations.
  • Acute Tracheitis: Tracheitis is a bacterial infection of the trachea and is capable of producing airway obstruction
  • Agnathia-holoprosencephaly-situs inversus: A very rare disorder characterized by a small or absent jaw, developmental brain defect and internal organs situated on the wrong side of the body (situs inversus). The severity and range of symptoms is variable.
  • Allain Babin Demarquez syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skullbones, abnormal development of skeletal bones and hypertension.
  • Arthrogryposis IUGR thoracic dystrophy: A very rare syndrome characterized by congenital joint contractures, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and ribcage abnormalities.
  • Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, distal, X-linked: A rare condition characterized by the presence of contractures at birth as well as various other anomalies. The condition is X-linked.
  • Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limbs, underdeveloped iliac wings and a narrow rigid thoracic cage that often results in asphyxiation.
  • Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy 2: Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy is rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal development of the ribcage The ribcage is restricted to the point where breathing is impaired and death during infancy is a common occurrence. Type 2 is linked to a defect on chromosome 15q13.
  • Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy 3: Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy is rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal development of the ribcage The ribcage is restricted to the point where breathing is impaired and death during infancy is a common occurrence. Type 3 is linked to a defect on chromosome 11q13.5.
  • Atelosteogenesis, type 2: A very rare inherited skeletal disorder involving the bone and cartilage and resulting in various bone abnormalities.
  • Aural atresia -- multiple congenital anomalies -- mental retardation: A rare syndrome characterized by a number of malformations as well as mental retardation.
  • Axial mesodermal dysplasia spectrum: A variable range of defects that occur during fetal development. The defect occurs at a cellular level and affects the way various parts of the body develop.
  • Barrel chest: increased AP diameter of the lung.
  • Barrel chest in children: Barrel chest in children is a condition in which a child's chest is abnormally barrel-shaped.
  • Beemer-Langer syndrome: A very rare inherited condition characterized by a number of congenital abnormalities and death generally occurs during early infancy.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Boomerang dysplasia: A rare lethal disorder characterized by bone abnormalities (lack of bone ossification and missing bones) and a characteristic face.
  • Bornholm disease: Contagious viral infection
  • Bowing, congenital, short bones: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by broad, bowed bones affecting mainly the thigh bone and upper arm bones.
  • Brittle bone syndrome lethal type: A rare form of brittle bone disease caused by abnormal collagen production which results in weak bones which break easily. The condition can result in death, especially during the process of birth which can result in multiple severe fractures.
  • Bumps on ribs: swelling on the ribs
  • CVA tenderness: CVA tenderness in discomfort in the flank area (lower sides of the back) when it is tapped or pressed.
  • Campomelia Cumming type: A rare syndrome characterized by limb and multiple abdominal organ abnormalities. The disorder results in death before birth or soon after.
  • Camurati-Engelmann Disease: A very rare genetic disease thickening of areas of bone causing pain, weakness and wasting. Usually affects the legs during childhood. Also called diaphyseal dysplasia.
  • Caudal appendage -- deafness: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, finger bone abnormalities and a spinal extension giving a tail-like appearance (caudal appendage).
  • Centronuclear myopathy, congenital: A severe inherited form of muscle wasting disease which often results in infant death.
  • Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a very small jaw, abnormal rib development and a small thorax as well as other abnormalities.
  • Chest expansion, asymmetrical: The asymmetrical expansion of the chest wall during respiration
  • Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
  • Chondrodysplasia -- disorder of sex development: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by severe dwarfism, abnormal bone development and central nervous system and eye problems.
  • Chondrodysplasia -- pseudohermaphrodism: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by severe dwarfism, abnormal bone development and central nervous system and eye problems.
  • Chondroectodermal dysplasia: An inherited skeletal dysplasia marked that results in short-limbed dwarfism, development of an extra finger as well as cardiovascular impairments. Also called Ellis-van Creveld syndrome.
  • Chromosome 1, deletion q21 q25: A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as retarded fetal growth, osteoporosis, facial anomalies and hearing loss.
  • Chromosome 1, monosomy 1q4: A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as facial dysmorphism, retarded fetal growth, seizures, mental retardation, testicular problems and kidney defects.
  • Chromosome 13 trisomy syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 13 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. Most die within months and there are few survivors after 10 years.
  • Chromosome 19q, partial duplication: A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm of chromosome is triplicated. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size of the duplicated genetic portion.
  • Chromosome 22 Ring: A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 22 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic material missing.
  • Chromosome 3, monosomy 3q13: A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by a range of abnormalities including facial anomalies, kidney dysfunction, large head, small penis and impaired joint mobility.
  • Chromosome 8, monosomy 8q: A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted.
  • Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 8p duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in three copies instead of two. The type and severity of symptoms depends on the location and length of genetic material duplicated.
  • Chromosome 8p mosaic tetrasomy: A rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the short arm of chromosome 8 is repeated four times in some of the body's cells instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Chronic laryngotracheitis: It is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx, which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract and the trachea which may cause respiratory obstruction.
  • Costocoracoid ligament, congenitally short: A very rare syndrome where the ligament that connects the shoulder blade to the first rib is abnormally short.
  • Costovertebral angle tenderness: costovertebral angle tenderness - also known as or related to renal angle tenderness indicates sudden distention of the renal capsule
  • Craniofacial dysostosis -- arthrogryposis -- progeroid appearence: A very rare syndrome characterized usually caused by fetal exposure to the cytomegalovirus and resulting in features such as short stature, mental retardation, joint movement problems and facial anomalies.
  • Craniomicromelic syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by skull and facial abnormalities, short arms and legs and retarded fetal growth.
  • Cushing's disease: A condition of hyperadrenocorticism which is secondary to excessive pituitary secretion of ACTH. Cushing's disease is different to Cushing's syndrome which refers to the effects of glucocorticoid excess from any cause.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Del (3) (q11-q21): A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in one reported case. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree.
  • Deletion 8q: A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted.
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Diaphragmatic hernia, congenital: A birth defect involving an abnormal opening in the diaphragm which is a structure that assists breathing and keeps the abdominal organs from moving into the chest. The abdominal organs can protrude through this abnormal opening and restrict the growth of chest organs such as the lung and heart. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the size of the defect - some cases aren't diagnosed until adulthood.
  • Diflucan -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diflucan (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Dwarfism -- tall vertebrae: A rare form of dwarfism characterized by short stature as well as unusually tall vertebrae and hip deformities.
  • Dwarfism -- thin bones -- multiple fractures: A rare form of dwarfism characterized by short stature as well as thin bones that are prone to fractures.
  • Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen Syndrome: A rare genetic bone growth disorder characterized by short stature and other skeletal deformities.
  • Ellis -van creveld syndrome:
  • Eosinophilic granuloma: A fairly benign form of bone tumor.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facioskeletalgenital syndrome, Rippberger type: A rare syndrome characterized by facial, skeletal and genital abnormalities.
  • Faye-Petersen-Ward-Carey syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by excess fluid in the skull, a blood disorder and bone and bone abnormalities.
  • Fibrochondrogenesis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, abnormal bone formation and stillbirth or neonatal death.
  • Fluconazole -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Francois dyscephalic syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, microphthalmia, small pinched nose and hypotrichosis.
  • Game-Friedman-Paradice syndrome: A rare condition characterized by retarded growth, hydrocephaly, underdeveloped lungs and various other anomalies. The condition was observed in four offspring from one family.
  • Gigantism partial -- nevi -- hemihypertrophy -- macrocephaly: A rare genetic disorder characterized by overgrowth of bones, fatty tissues and skin in various parts of the body.
  • Gracile bone dysplasia: An inherited disorder characterized by brittle bones and thin, slender long bones and ribs as well as other abnormalities.
  • Gradual onset of rib pain: Gradual onset of rib pain is a condition in which there is a slow development of discomfort in a rib.
  • Greenberg dysplasia: A very rare form of short-limbed dwarfism.
  • Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
  • HEM dysplasia: A rare disorder characterized by hydrops, dwarfism and abnormal bone calcification. The condition generally results in fetal death.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart defects -- limb shortening: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short limbs and heart defects.
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Herrmann Opitz arthrogryposis syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by contractures, skeletal abnormalities and short stature.
  • Herrmann-Opitz craniosynostosi: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, skeletal abnormalities and an unusual facial appearance.
  • Hip cancer: The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely to affect other bones e.g. vertebra, ribs
  • Hydrocephalus -- costovertebral dysplasia -- Sprengel anomaly: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by hydrocephaly and upwardly displaced shoulder blade (Sprengel anomaly).
  • Hypophosphatasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limbs, dwarfism and general lack of bone calcification.
  • Hypothalamic hamartomas: A benign congenital tumor that develops on or near the hypothalamus.
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Inheritable disorders of connective tissue: Disorders that affect the connective tissue of the body that are handed down from generation to generation
  • Intercostal bulging: bulging of the intercostal junction
  • Intercostal retractions: Intercostal retractions are the inward movement of the muscles between the ribs as a result of reduced pressure in the chest cavity
  • Intercostal rib retractions: Intercostal rib retractions is an condition in which the muscles between the ribs move abnormally inward with breathing, generally as a result of breathing problems.
  • Intermittent rib pain: Intermittent rib pain is discomfort that occurs sporadically in one or more ribs.
  • Intermittent rib pain on both sides: Intermittent rib pain on both sides refers to discomfort that occurs sporadically in one or more ribs on both sides of the rib cage.
  • Intermittent rib pain on one side: Intermittent rib pain on one side is a condition in where there is discomfort that occurs sporadically in one or more ribs on one side of the rib cage.
  • Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by benign bone growths which can cause painful swellings and bone deformities and makes bone prone to fractures.
  • Jeune syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limbs, underdeveloped iliac wings and a narrow rigid thoracic cage that often results in asphyxiation.
  • Keutel syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by narrowing of blood flow through the pulmonary artery, calcification of cartilage (such as in nose, ear, ribs) and short end bones on fingers and toes
  • Kniest dysplasia: A rare genetic bone growth disorder characterized by dwarfism, enlarged joints and facial deformities.
  • Larsen-like syndrome, lethal form: A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by joint dislocations and breathing problems due to respiratory system abnormalities. The condition is a manifestation of abnormal collagen formation.
  • Larsen-like syndrome, lethal type: A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by joint dislocations and breathing problems due to respiratory system abnormalities.
  • Lethal chondrodysplasia, Moerman type: A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development.
  • Lethal congenital contracture syndrome (LCCS): A rare inherited lethal disorder characterized by multiple congenital contractures. There are two main types caused by different genetic defects. Type 2 differs from type 1 in that it includes additional head, face and eye symptoms and hydrops, joint webbing and fractures were usually absent.
  • Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 1: A rare inherited lethal disorder characterized by multiple congenital contractures. Type 1 occurs as a result of a genetic defect on chromosome 9q34.
  • Lobstein disease: A group of rare inherited diseases that involves fragile bones. There are many different types based on the severity and extent of symptoms. Some types are severe enough to cause stillbirth or infant death whereas other types may cause few if any problematic symptoms.
  • Lutz-Richner-Landolt syndrome: A rare disorder involving kidney and biliary abnormalities.
  • Manouvrier syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the failure of the lungs to develop fully, heart defects and thumb abnormalities.
  • Maroteaux-Stanescu-Cousin syndrome: A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development.
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome: A condition that occurs when an infant suffers respiratory distress following birth due to the presence of meconium in the amniotic fluid.
  • Melhem-Fahl syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by an abnormal number of ribs and vertebrae.
  • Mental retardation -- blepharophimosis -- obesity -- web neck: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, eye abnormalities, obesity and a webbed neck.
  • Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, recessive type: A recessively inherited skeletal disorder characterized by abnormal development of the bone metaphyses which results in short stature from birth.
  • Metatropic dwarfism: A rare genetic disorder characterized by extremely small stature, short limbs and skeletal abnormalities.
  • Microcephalic primordial dwarfism, Toriello type: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by dwarfism, mental retardation and other anomalies.
  • Microcephaly -- seizures -- mental retardation -- heart disorders: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head, seizures, mental retardation and heart disorders.
  • Microlissencephaly -- micromelia: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short arms, a brain defect called microlissencephaly, small head and early death.
  • Micromelic dwarfism, Fryns type: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short-limbed dwarfism.
  • Multiple myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
  • Multiple pterygium syndrome: A very rare disorder characterized by webbing of various parts of the body, contractures, short stature, fusion of neck vertebrae and facial anomalies.
  • Narrow rib cage: Narrow rib cage is a rib cage that is unusually thin or slender.
  • Nivelon-Nivelon-Mabille syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by severe dwarfism, abnormal bone development and central nervous system and eye problems.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta, type VIII: A form of connective tissue disorder involving fragile bones. Type VIII is distinguished from the other types of osteogenesis imperfecta by white sclerae, severely reduced bone mineralization and abnormal metaphyses.
  • Osteoporosis, severe -- shortened long bones -- white sclerae: A rare, lethal syndrome characterized by severe osteoporosis, short limbs and white sclerae.
  • Oto-Palatal-digital syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized a variety of abnormalities including skeletal anomalies, distinctive face and cleft palate. There are two types of the disorder (type 1 and 2) with type 2 being more severe.
  • Oto-palato-digital syndrome, type 2: A rare genetic disorder characterized by head, face, mouth and bone abnormalities.
  • Pain below the 12th rib: pain in the renal angle
  • Painful rib cage in children: Painful rib cage in children refers to discomfort in a child's ribcage.
  • Periodic paralysis, potassium-sensitive, cardiodysrythmic type: A rare disorder where a genetic mutation causes periods of muscle weakness, heart rhythm abnormalities and various physical development abnormalities. It is believed to be caused by problems with the way the body utilizes potassium. Periodic paralysis may start as early as infancy or during the second decade and is triggered by exercise, stress or prolonged periods of rest.
  • Pfeiffer Syndrome Type III:
  • Pfeiffer syndrome Type 3: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include craniofacial abnormalities, cardiovascular malformations and early death is common.
  • Piepkorn karp hickoc syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short ribs, premature fusion of skull bones and webbed fingers.
  • Platyspondylic lethal chondrodysplasia: A rare genetic disorder involving abnormal bone development and flattened vertebral bones. The condition generally results in death before or soon after birth.
  • Platyspondylic lethal skeletal dysplasia, Torrance type: A very rare inherited condition involving severe bone growth problems and often resulting in death before or soon after birth.
  • Powell-Chandra-Saal syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by webbed joints and heart, vertebral, ear and radial defects.
  • Proteus Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by overgrowth of bones, fatty tissues and skin in various parts of the body.
  • Proximal spinal muscular atrophy: A rare group of muscle disorders which mainly affects the muscles closest to the trunk of the body. Muscles become progressively weak and wasted due to damage to motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem.
  • Rathburn disease: A rare inherited condition involving bone and teeth mineralization abnormalities and reduced phosphatase enzyme activity. The severity of the disorder varies according to the degree of reduction in phosphatase activity.
  • Renal dysplasia -- limb defects syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal kidney development and various arm bone defects.
  • Rhizomelic dysplasia, scoliosis, and retinitis pigmentosa: A very rare syndrome characterized by an eye disorder, scoliosis and other skeletal abnormalities.
  • Rib Bruise: Bruise occurring on or around the ribs.
  • Rib Itch: Itchy feeling occurring on or around the ribs
  • Rib Rash: Rash occurring on or around the ribs.
  • Rib abnormalities: Rib abnormalities is a condition in which there is malformation, deformity or abnormal condition of a rib.
  • Rib disorder:
  • Rib fracture: A fracture of the ribs
  • Rib pain: Pain occurring on or around the ribs.
  • Rib pain on both sides: Rib pain on both sides is discomfort of the ribs on both sides of the rib cage.
  • Rib swelling: Swelling occurring on or around the ribs
  • Rib symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ribs
  • Ribcage hurt: injury to the rib cage which could lead to injury of the intercostals muscles, cartilage, ribs, sternum anteriorly and the vertebral column posteriorly
  • Rommen-Mueller-Sybert syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart defects, short stature and craniofacial anomalies.
  • Schneckenbecken dysplasia: A very rare genetic disorder involving defective bone and cartilage development which causes cleft palate, short neck, short stature, unusual iliac shape and other bone abnormalities. The condition generally results in stillbirth or death soon after birth.
  • Seghers syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by spinal abnormalities and abnormal throat development where the throat opening at the back of the mouth is absent.
  • Severe achondroplasia with developmental delay and acanthosis nigricans: A very rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal bone development and brain and skin abnormalities.
  • Severe rib pain on one side: Severe rib pain on one side is extreme discomfort in a rib or ribs of one side of the rib cage.
  • Short rib -- polydactyly syndrome: A very rare group of syndrome characterized mainly by short ribs and extra fingers. Often there are other associated abnormalities. The group of syndromes vary in severity and include Ellis Van Creveld's disease and Jeune's thoracic dystrophy as well as other disorders.
  • Short rib-polydactyly syndrome, Majewski type: A rare genetic disorder which is a lethal form of short-limb dwarfism and is characterized by short stature, disproportionately short limbs, extra fingers and toes and other deformities.
  • Short rib-polydactyly syndrome, Saldino-Noonan type: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, bone formation abnormalities, heart defects and other deformities.
  • Short ribs -- craniosynostosis -- polysyndactyly: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short ribs, premature fusion of skull bones and webbed fingers.
  • Short stature, Brussels type: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature.
  • Shwachman syndrome: A rare disorder where a pancreatic defect impairs digestive enzyme production and malfunction of the bone marrow produces blood abnormalities, particularly blood cells involved with fighting infection. These defects produce a range of symptoms as a result of malabsorption and poor ability to fight infections. Characterized by a lack of digestive enzymes and low immunity due to low leukocyte level.
  • Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome:
  • Skeletal dysplasia, San Diego type: A very rare disorder characterized mainly by short limbs and flattened spinal vertebrae. Infants are stillborn or die soon after birth.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Sketetal dysplasia coarse facies mental retardation: A rare skeletal disorder where the spine and long bones grow and develop abnormally as well as mental deterioration.
  • Smith-Martin-Dodd syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by small eyes, a hernia and a heart defect (tetralogy of Fallot).
  • Spondylocostal dysostosis, Dandy-Walker: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by rib and spine abnormalities as well as the Dandy-Walker anomaly (brain cyst).
  • Spondylocostal dysostosis, autosomal recessive: A rare, recessively inherited syndrome characterized mainly by rib and spine abnormalities. The recessive form is more severe than the dominantly inherited form.
  • Spondyloepimetaphyseal Dysplasia, Aggrecan Type: A very rare syndrome observed in 3 siblings and characterized primarily by various bone abnormalities.
  • Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, micromelic: A rare skeletal disorder where the spine and long bones grow and develop abnormally. This particular type is characterized by short stature, short limbs and spinal abnormalities.
  • Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, congenita: A rare genetic bone growth disorder characterized by prenatal growth deficiency, myopia and short trunk.
  • Sports related stress fractures of the ribs: Stress fractures of the ribs can be caused by excessive contraction of the muscles that attach to the ribs such as serratus anterior.
  • Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, bowed long bones and permanent flexion of fingers.
  • Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, bowed long bones and permanent flexion of fingers.
  • Sudden onset of rib pain: Sudden onset of rib pain is the rapid development of rib discomfort.
  • Tel-Hashomer camptodactyly syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by finger flexion, facial anomalies, short stature and muscle problems.
  • Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a lack of arm and leg bones (hands and feet are still present) as well as other malformations.
  • Thanatophoric dysplasia:
  • Thanatophoric dysplasia, type 1: A rare lethal genetic disorder characterized by severe skeletal abnormalities, flat vertebrae, large head and low nasal bridge.
  • Thanatophoric dysplasia, type 2: A rare lethal genetic disorder characterized by severe skeletal abnormalities, flat vertebrae, large head and low nasal bridge.
  • Thin ribs -- tubular bones -- dysmorphism: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thin ribs, narrow-shafted long bones and a large head.
  • Thoracic dysplasia -- hydrocephalus syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by abnormal chest development and excess fluid inside the skull.
  • Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by chest and limb abnormalities.
  • Thoracopelvic dysostosis: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormalities involving the chest, larynx and pelvis. The small chest cavity affects breathing and can affect survival, especially during infancy.
  • Tietze's syndrome: Inflammation and swelling of the cartilage that joins the ribs to the breast bone.
  • Trigonocephaly -- ptosis -- coloboma: A rare syndrome characterized by droopy eyelids, brain malformation, a triangular shaped prominent forehead and an eye abnormality.
  • Trisomy 13 mosaicism: A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 13 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells contain the chromosomal defect. There appears to be a direct correlation between the number of cells in the body containing the chromosomal defect and severity of symptoms and survival.
  • Tsukuhara syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a curved spine, premature fusion of skull bones and a small head.
  • Type II Achondrogenesis-Hypochondrogenesis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, abnormal bone formation and early death.
  • Upton Young syndrome: A syndrome which is characterised by the association of multiple symptoms including mental retardation and multiple nevi
  • Vertebral fracture: Any fracture which occurs to the vertebrae of the back
  • Waaler Aarskog syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by hydrocephaly and upwardly displaced shoulder blade (Sprengel anomaly).
  • Whooping Cough: An infectious condition caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis

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