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They have a characteristic facial appearance with prominent eyes, a beaked nose, a "plucked-bird" appearance, and facial disproportion resulting from a small jaw and large cranium. The large balding head and small face give them an extremely aged appearance. The bones show distinctive changes, with frequent resorption of the clavicles and replacement by fibrous tissue. Resorption of the terminal finger bones (acro-osteolysis), stiffening of finger joints, elbow and knee joint enlargement, coxa valga, and a resulting "horse-riding" stance are all seen.
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