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Achondrogenesis type 1A

Achondrogenesis type 1A: Introduction

Achondrogenesis type 1A: A rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal cartilage formation and growth of bones. Type 1A differs from other types by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1A involves abnormal cartilage-forming cells (chondrocytes) whereas type 1B involves an abnormal cartilage matrix. Type 1B is the most severe disorder. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Achondrogenesis type 1A is available below.

Symptoms of Achondrogenesis type 1A

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Achondrogenesis type 1A: Complications

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Causes of Achondrogenesis type 1A

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Achondrogenesis type 1A: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Achondrogenesis type 1A

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even...read more »

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Achondrogenesis type 1A: Rare Types

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Achondrogenesis type 1A is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Achondrogenesis type 1A, or a subtype of Achondrogenesis type 1A, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Achondrogenesis type 1A

  1. Achondrogenesis type 1A: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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