ACHONDROPLASTIC DWARFISM & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "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.
It is an inherited autosomal dominant trait.
Diagnosis is made through physical examination of the patient & undergoing imaging tests such as X-rays.