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What is Gracile bone dysplasia?

What is Gracile bone dysplasia?

  • Gracile bone dysplasia: An inherited disorder characterized by brittle bones and thin, slender long bones and ribs as well as other abnormalities.

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

Gracile bone dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Gracile bone dysplasia:

Broader types of Gracile bone dysplasia:

How serious is Gracile bone dysplasia?

Complications of Gracile bone dysplasia: see complications of Gracile bone dysplasia

What causes Gracile bone dysplasia?

Causes of Gracile bone dysplasia: see causes of Gracile bone dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Gracile bone dysplasia?

Symptoms of Gracile bone dysplasia: see symptoms of Gracile bone dysplasia

Complications of Gracile bone dysplasia: see complications of Gracile bone dysplasia

Gracile bone dysplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gracile bone dysplasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gracile bone dysplasia: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gracile bone dysplasia.
Treatments for Gracile bone dysplasia: see treatments for Gracile bone dysplasia

Name and Aliases of Gracile bone dysplasia

Main name of condition: Gracile bone dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Gracile bone dysplasia:

Skeletal dysplasia, lethal, with gracile bones, Osteocraniostenosis, Osteocraniosplenic syndrome, Habrodysplasia

Lethal brittle bone disease with narrow diaphyses and thin ribs, Lethal skeletal dysplasia with gracile bones, Osteocraniostenosis, Maroteaux Cohen-Solal Bonaventure syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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