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Help! what is achondroplasia?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Achondroplastic dwarfs have short stature, with an average adult height of 131 cm (4 feet, 3½ inches) for males and 123 cm (4 feet, ½ inch) for females.
The prevalence is approximately 1 in 25, 000.

In brief: Let me help you
Achondroplastic dwarfs have short stature, with an average adult height of 131 cm (4 feet, 3½ inches) for males and 123 cm (4 feet, ½ inch) for females.
The prevalence is approximately 1 in 25, 000.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Achondroplasia
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant condition that affects the bones of the skeleton.

In brief: Achondroplasia
Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant condition that affects the bones of the skeleton.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Kelley Clark
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: A type of dwarfism
Achondroplasia is a type of dwarfism associated with shortened bones, large head and other findings.
Most affected people have no family history (75-80%) and it is associated with paternal age (father of the baby) greater then 35. Individuals who have achondroplasia carry the abnormal gene and have a 50% chance of having an affected child if one parent is affected and higher if both are affected.

In brief: A type of dwarfism
Achondroplasia is a type of dwarfism associated with shortened bones, large head and other findings.
Most affected people have no family history (75-80%) and it is associated with paternal age (father of the baby) greater then 35. Individuals who have achondroplasia carry the abnormal gene and have a 50% chance of having an affected child if one parent is affected and higher if both are affected.
Dr. Kelley Clark
Dr. Kelley Clark
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