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ACHONDROPLASTIC DWARFISM & TREATMENT

Read about achondroplastic dwarfism medical facts: what is the definition of achondroplastic dwarfism, what are the signs and symptoms, medical treatment & how to treat achondroplastic dwarfism, information about the causes, diagnosis, and related achondroplastic dwarfism diseases.

Definition: What is "Achondroplastic Dwarfism"?

ACHONDROPLASTIC DWARFISM

Achondroplastic Dwarfism is a medical condition characterized by the occurrence of the disturbance of the growth of the bones.

Symptoms & Signs

Symptoms includes decreased muscle tone, spinal stenosis, spinal curvatures, frontal bossing, abnormal appearance of the long & ring fingers & short arms & legs.

Treatment: How to Treat "Achondroplastic Dwarfism"?

At present there is no treatment available for the Achondroplastic Dwarfism.

Causes

It is an inherited autosomal dominant trait.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through physical examination of the patient & undergoing imaging tests such as X-rays.

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