Received: June 26, 2008
Accepted: September 21, 2008
Ref: Tripathi S, Avasthi S. Weismann-Netter-Stuhl Syndrome: A rare form of skeletal dysplasia. Internet Journal of Medical Update. 2009 July;4(2):45-48.
WEISMANN-NETTER-STUHL SYNDROME: A RARE FORM OF SKELETAL DYSPLASIA
Dr. Shalini Tripathi† MD and Dr. Sachin Avasthi‡ MS
†Senior Resident, Department of Pediatrics, CSMM University, Lucknow, India
‡Lecturer, Department of Orthopedics, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India
(Corresponding Author: Dr. Shalini Tripathi, 255/395, Kundri Rakabganj, In front of tikona park, Lucknow (UP) 226004, India. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
A case of Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome was described because of its rare entity in pediatric age group. The clinical presentation was short stature with bowing of lower legs with characteristic radiological findings. It was differentiated from congenital syphilis and rickets by negative laboratory results and the characteristic radiographic features of anterior and medial bowing of the mid to distal third of the tibiae and fibulae and cortical hyperostosis of the concave margins.
KEY WORDS: Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome; Skeletal dysplasia