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What is Acrodysplasia scoliosis?

What is Acrodysplasia scoliosis?

  • Acrodysplasia scoliosis: A rare inherited genetic disorder characterized by short fingers and toes, scoliosis and other spine anomalies.

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acrodysplasia scoliosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Acrodysplasia scoliosis: Introduction

Types of Acrodysplasia scoliosis:

Broader types of Acrodysplasia scoliosis:

What causes Acrodysplasia scoliosis?

Causes of Acrodysplasia scoliosis: see causes of Acrodysplasia scoliosis

What are the symptoms of Acrodysplasia scoliosis?

Symptoms of Acrodysplasia scoliosis: see symptoms of Acrodysplasia scoliosis

Acrodysplasia scoliosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acrodysplasia scoliosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acrodysplasia scoliosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acrodysplasia scoliosis: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acrodysplasia scoliosis.
Treatments for Acrodysplasia scoliosis: see treatments for Acrodysplasia scoliosis

Name and Aliases of Acrodysplasia scoliosis

Main name of condition: Acrodysplasia scoliosis

Other names or spellings for Acrodysplasia scoliosis:

prata liberal goncalves syndrome, brachydactyly [scoliosis - carpal fusion]

Acrodysplasia scoliosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Acrodysplasia scoliosis:

 

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