What is Hypochondroplasia?

Hypochondroplasia is a condition of short-limbed dwarfism which affects the conversion of cartilage into bone (a process called ossification), particularly in the long bones of the arms and legs. People with hypochondroplasia have short arms and legs and broad, short hands and feet,large head, limited range of motion at the elbows, a sway of the lower back and bowed legs.

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A normal stature girl is born to two parents with achondroplasia who have very short stature, especially disproportionately short arms and legs....

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Hello user
There are many inheritance pattern for achondroplasia not just dominant and it can be known only by genetic testing of the individual.

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Does anyone know what a hypocellular dwarf syndrome is? Just found it in the physio notes today and i just need a definition and some...

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Thanks for the query.

I think you are talking about XXXXXXX Lorain Dwarfs.

1. XXXXXXX lorain dwarf syndrome-- In this condition there is...

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