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Is osteochondrodysplasia the cause of dwarfism?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes it could

Osteochondrodysplasias are a group of hereditary disorders in which bone or cartilage grows abnormally, so that the skeleton develops abnormally.
Many types of osteochondrodysplasia cause dwarfism. Achondroplasia is the most common of the many types of short-limbed dwarfism.

In brief: Yes it could

Osteochondrodysplasias are a group of hereditary disorders in which bone or cartilage grows abnormally, so that the skeleton develops abnormally.
Many types of osteochondrodysplasia cause dwarfism. Achondroplasia is the most common of the many types of short-limbed dwarfism.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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