He defined majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type ii mopd ii within a series of articles on seckel syndrome and other specific syndromes of primordial dwarfism majewski and goecke 1982 majewski et al 1982a and 1982b.
primordial dwarfism pd is a form of dwarfism that results in a smaller body size in all stages of life beginning from before birth more specifically primordial dwarfism is a diagnostic category including specific types of profoundly proportionate dwarfism in which individuals are extremely small for their age even as a fetus.
Span classnews_dtnov 11 2011spannbsp018332microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type 2 mopd2 is a condition characterized by short stature dwarfism skeletal abnormalities and an unusually small head size microcephaly.
Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type ii mopd ii is listed as a rare disease by the office of rare diseases ord of the national institutes of health nih this means that mopd or a subtype of mopd affects less than 200000 people in the us population and a form of dwarfism associated with brain and skeletal abnormalities.
majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type ii mopd ii is a rare autosomal recessive disorder features include severe intrauterine growth retardation iugr poor postnatal growth adult stature approximately 100 cm severe microcephaly skeletal dysplasia characteristic facial features and normal or near normal intelligence.
Hall j g re majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type ii mopd ii complicated by stroke clinical report and review of cerebral vascular anomalies brancati et al 2005 am j med genet 139a212215.