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How common is cleidocranial dysplasia ?

how common is cleidocranial dysplasia and how many people in the uk have it?
Asked On : Wed, 22 Jun 2011
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Cleidocranial dysplasia involves approximately 1 per million individuals worldwide
It is transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait
its an generalized bone dysplasia characterized by mild-to-moderate short stature, clavicular aplasia or hypoplasia, supernumerary and ectopic teeth, delayed eruption of secondary teeth, a characteristic craniofacial appearance, and a variety of other skeletal anomalies
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