hrp0097p2-122 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2023
, Hazan Filiz
, Kirkgoz Tarik
, Ozkan Behzat
Spondylo-epimetaphyseal dysplasia -ACAN (SEMD- ACAN) is a rare form of osteo-chondrodysplasia that represents a group of vertebral, epiphyseal, and metaphyseal dysplasia. This genetic condition is caused by biallelic loss-of-function mutations in the ACAN gene, which encodes for aggrecan, an essential component of the extracellular matrix in cartilage. Biallelic loss-of-function mutations in this gene result in a range of characteristic symptoms, including disproportionate sho...