Spondylocarpotarsal synostosis

What is Spondylocarpotarsal synostosis?

A spondylodysplasic dysplasia clinically characterized by postnatal progressive vertebral fusions frequently manifesting as block vertebrae, contributing to an shortened trunk and hence disproportionate short stature, scoliosis, lordosis, carpal and tarsal synostosis and infrequently, club feet.

Other condition names

  • Synspondylism

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
  • Infancy
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