Kniest Dysplasia

Kniest dysplasia is an uncommon inherited disorder of bone growth. The condition is characterized by dwarfism, enlarged joints, and other skeletal abnormalities, and problems with vision and hearing. Kniest dysplasia is a subtype of collagenopathy, types II and XI.

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Collagen, Type II, Alpha 1 - Related Conditions
... Platyspondylic lethal skeletal dysplasia, Torrance typeFewer than 10 mutations in the COL2A1 gene have been identified in people with platyspondylic lethal skeletal dysplasia, Torrance type ... Kniest dysplasia Most of the mutations responsible for Kniest dysplasia cause abnormally short pro-alpha1(II) collagen chains to be produced in the cell ... shorter than normal, causing the signs and symptoms of Kniest dysplasia ...