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Diseases » Boomerang dysplasia » Summary
 

What is Boomerang dysplasia?

What is Boomerang dysplasia?

  • Boomerang dysplasia: A rare lethal disorder characterized by bone abnormalities (lack of bone ossification and missing bones) and a characteristic face.

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

Boomerang dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Boomerang dysplasia:

Broader types of Boomerang dysplasia:

Who gets Boomerang dysplasia?

Gender Ratio for Boomerang dysplasia: males only

How serious is Boomerang dysplasia?

Complications of Boomerang dysplasia: see complications of Boomerang dysplasia

What causes Boomerang dysplasia?

Causes of Boomerang dysplasia: see causes of Boomerang dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Boomerang dysplasia?

Symptoms of Boomerang dysplasia: see symptoms of Boomerang dysplasia

Complications of Boomerang dysplasia: see complications of Boomerang dysplasia

Can anyone else get Boomerang dysplasia?

More information: see contagiousness of Boomerang dysplasia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Boomerang dysplasia

Boomerang dysplasia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Boomerang dysplasia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Boomerang dysplasia

Main name of condition: Boomerang dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Boomerang dysplasia:

Dwarfism with short, bowed, rigid limbs and characteristic facies, Boomerang-like skeletal dysplasia, BD

BD (Boomerang dysplasia), Boomerang-like skeletal dysplasia, Dwarfism with short, bowed, rigid limbs and characteristic facies
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Boomerang dysplasia: Related Conditions

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

 

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