Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy

  • Etiology: congenital
  • Imaging: short ribs, bowed extremities, trident pelvis, normal spine
  • Clinical: lethal dwarf

Cases of Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy

CXR of asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy (Jeune syndrome)
CXR AP shows shortened ribs resulting in a small thorax and a normal spine.