Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (MED) is a disorder of bone and cartilage development that results in small irregular epiphyses (ends of long bones that are next to the joints). It usually isn’t diagnosed until a child is at least two years old and starts to feel pain in the joints like arthritis. Nemours is world-renowned for diagnosing and treating skeletal dysplasias, including MED. Our world-renowned experts have the experience to diagnose and identify symptoms caused by multiple epiphyseal dysplasia. We’re here to answer your questions and build a personalized care plan to relieve symptoms and help your child live life to the fullest.