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What is Achondrogenesis?

What is Achondrogenesis?

  • Achondrogenesis: A group of disorders characterized by abnormal bone and cartilage development.

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

Achondrogenesis: Introduction

Types of Achondrogenesis:

Broader types of Achondrogenesis:

How many people get Achondrogenesis?

Prevalance of Achondrogenesis: 1 per 40,000 - 60,000 people are affected by achondrogenesis type 2 and hypochondrogenesis, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Achondrogenesis: approx 1 in 40,000 or 0.00% or 6,800 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Achondrogenesis?

Complications of Achondrogenesis: see complications of Achondrogenesis

What causes Achondrogenesis?

Causes of Achondrogenesis: see causes of Achondrogenesis

What are the symptoms of Achondrogenesis?

Symptoms of Achondrogenesis: see symptoms of Achondrogenesis

Complications of Achondrogenesis: see complications of Achondrogenesis

Can anyone else get Achondrogenesis?

More information: see contagiousness of Achondrogenesis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Achondrogenesis

Achondrogenesis: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Achondrogenesis.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Achondrogenesis

Main name of condition: Achondrogenesis

Other names or spellings for Achondrogenesis:

achondrogenesis syndrome

Achondrogenesis: Related Conditions

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


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