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Diastrophic dysplasia

Diastrophic dysplasia: Introduction

Diastrophic dysplasia: Diastrophic dysplasia (DTD) is a rare growth disorder in which patients are usually short, have club feet, and have malformed handsmand joints. Although found in all ... more about Diastrophic dysplasia.

Diastrophic dysplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature as well as skeletal, spine and ear abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Diastrophic dysplasia is available below.

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Diastrophic dysplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Diastrophic dysplasia (DTD) is a rare growth disorder in which patients are usually short, have club feet, and have malformed handsmand joints. Although found in all populations, it is particularly prevalent in Finland. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Definitions of Diastrophic dysplasia:

Diastrophic dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Diastrophic dysplasia, or a subtype of Diastrophic dysplasia, 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 Diastrophic dysplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Diastrophic dysplasia

  1. Diastrophic dysplasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Deaths
  8. Complications
 

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