About Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia
Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (MED) is a disorder of bone and cartilage development that results in a pattern of small irregular epiphyses (ends of long bones that, in part, make up the joints) throughout the body. MED usually isn’t diagnosed until a child is at least two years old and starts to complain of joint pain . Often a child is school-aged before the diagnosis is made.
Nemours Children's is world-renowned for diagnosing and treating skeletal dysplasias, including MED. Our 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.
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