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Achondrogenesis type 2

Achondrogenesis type 2: Introduction

Achondrogenesis type 2: A rare genetic disorder characterized by very small stature, abnormal bone formation and early death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Achondrogenesis type 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Achondrogenesis type 2

Treatments for Achondrogenesis type 2

  • There is no treatment for the underlying cause. Genetic counseling and joining a support group is usually recommended
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Achondrogenesis type 2?

Achondrogenesis type 2: Deaths

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Achondrogenesis type 2: Complications

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Causes of Achondrogenesis type 2

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Less Common Symptoms of Achondrogenesis type 2

Achondrogenesis type 2: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Achondrogenesis type 2

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Achondrogenesis type 2

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Prognosis for Achondrogenesis type 2

Prognosis for Achondrogenesis type 2: Death is common before or soon after birth but some may survive into their early teens.

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Definitions of Achondrogenesis type 2:

Achondrogenesis type 2 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 2, or a subtype of Achondrogenesis type 2, 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 2

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

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