What is Achondroplasia?

Achondroplasia is a common cause of dwarfism. It occurs as a sporadic mutation in approximately 80% of cases or may be inherited as an autosomal dominant genetic disorder.

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Hi, I have 7 yr old daughter with achondroplasia and recently had a fever for 3 days and did a blood test for crp which resulted in 173 which is...

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Hi and thanks for the query,
Raised CrP were indications of probable acute bacterial infections and certainly the anti biotics given were very...

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I am CJ, I am a 48yr old Female, with Achondroplasia, I am 20mnths post op from Cervical Laminetomy. I have been having pressure headaches and...

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Dear radiological mastoiditis does not necessarily point out to clinical mastoiditis. Only 10-18%of people with...

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I am a 39yr old mother and now pregnant of my second child. I live in the Netherlands where, due to my age, I had the test conducted to...

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Do not worry

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I understand your concerns but don't worry. It's too early to suggest a diagnosis of skeletal...

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