Heterozygous carriers of SHOX mutations may be minimally affected or may present with disproportionately short stature, Madelung deformity and other radiographic findings, as in Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis (LWD).
What does LWD stand for?
LWD stands for Leri-Weill Dyschondrosteosis
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In 1998, Belin et al (1) discovered that Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis was due to a haploinsufficiency of the short-stature homeobox-containing (SHOX) gene, which is located on the pseudoautosomal region of the short arm of both sex chromosomes.