Two brothers are presented with radial dysplasia in association with amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia without a positive family history. This probably represents a spontaneous mutation of parental gametes and subsequent autosomal dominant inheritance. A complete hematologic evaluation during infancy is important. Z-plasty of the elbow with intramedullary stabilization and supplemental splinting (after the Kirschner wire is removed) is the recommended treatment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Clinical orthopaedics and related research|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine