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Overview

Achondroplasia is a bone growth disorder that causes disproportionate dwarfism. Dwarfism is defined as a condition of short stature as an adult. People with achondroplasia are short in stature with a normal sized torso and short limbs. It is the m[read article]

Tests for Achondroplasia

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Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3 (FGFR3) Gene Mutation Test
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Skeletal Survey of Fetus
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Achondroplasia

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Application of Back Brace
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Surgical Procedures for Achondroplasia

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Distraction Osteogenesis
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Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are permanently joined into one solid bone with no space between them. The vertebrae are the sm...  More
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Exploratory Lumbar Laminectomy
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