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Skeletal dysplasia? what exactly is this andbwhat are symptoms?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Dwarfism: Disproportionately short stature dwarfism is skeletal dysplasia and it is officially osteochondrodysplasia. There are around 200 different disorders. These people have changes of cartilage and bone growth and can develop changes such as abnormal shape and size of the bones, .

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What is skeletal dysplasia and what are the symptoms?

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Dr. Karl Muench
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Dwarfism: Skeletal dysplasia is any of more than 200 conditions that result in the abnormal size and shape of bones and consequent disproportionately short stature, commonly called "dwarfism.".

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