hrp0097p1-224 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2023

Metaphyseal Dysplasia, Spahr Type: 12-Year Follow-up

Zülal Ozdemir Uslu , Nursel Muratoglu Sahin , Agah Akin , Elif Tuğçe Tunca Kucukali , Semra Cetinkaya

Introduction: Metaphyseal dysplasia, Spahr type(MDST) is an autosomal recessive primary skeletal dysplasia characterized by postnatal short stature, progressive bowing deformity, waddling gait, with an incidence of <1/1 million. MDST is caused by mutations in Matrix metallopeptidase 13(MMP13) gene. The MMP13 plays a role in the degradation of extracellular matrix proteins. It is required for embryonic bone development and ossification. It may be involved in...