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Diseases » Dyschondrosteosis » Summary

What is Dyschondrosteosis?

What is Dyschondrosteosis?

  • Dyschondrosteosis: A bone dysplasia which causes bowing of the radius and dislocation of the ulna and carpal bones.

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

Dyschondrosteosis: Introduction

Types of Dyschondrosteosis:

Broader types of Dyschondrosteosis:

How serious is Dyschondrosteosis?

Complications of Dyschondrosteosis: see complications of Dyschondrosteosis

What causes Dyschondrosteosis?

Causes of Dyschondrosteosis: see causes of Dyschondrosteosis

What are the symptoms of Dyschondrosteosis?

Symptoms of Dyschondrosteosis: see symptoms of Dyschondrosteosis

Complications of Dyschondrosteosis: see complications of Dyschondrosteosis

Dyschondrosteosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Dyschondrosteosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Dyschondrosteosis: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Dyschondrosteosis.
Treatments for Dyschondrosteosis: see treatments for Dyschondrosteosis

Name and Aliases of Dyschondrosteosis

Main name of condition: Dyschondrosteosis

Other names or spellings for Dyschondrosteosis:

LWD, Leri-weill dyschondrosteosis, Leri-Weil syndrome, DCO
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dyschondrosteosis: Related Conditions

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

  • Rare genetic disorder
  • Dwarfism
  • SHOX gene

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