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What is Metatropic dwarfism?

What is Metatropic dwarfism?

  • Metatropic dwarfism: A rare genetic disorder characterized by extremely small stature, short limbs and skeletal abnormalities.

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

Metatropic dwarfism: Introduction

Types of Metatropic dwarfism:

Broader types of Metatropic dwarfism:

How serious is Metatropic dwarfism?

Complications of Metatropic dwarfism: see complications of Metatropic dwarfism

What causes Metatropic dwarfism?

Causes of Metatropic dwarfism: see causes of Metatropic dwarfism

What are the symptoms of Metatropic dwarfism?

Symptoms of Metatropic dwarfism: see symptoms of Metatropic dwarfism

Complications of Metatropic dwarfism: see complications of Metatropic dwarfism

Can anyone else get Metatropic dwarfism?

More information: see contagiousness of Metatropic dwarfism
Inheritance: see inheritance of Metatropic dwarfism

Metatropic dwarfism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Metatropic dwarfism.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Metatropic dwarfism.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Metatropic dwarfism: Medical Geneticist, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Metatropic dwarfism.
Treatments for Metatropic dwarfism: see treatments for Metatropic dwarfism
Research for Metatropic dwarfism: see research for Metatropic dwarfism

Name and Aliases of Metatropic dwarfism

Main name of condition: Metatropic dwarfism

Other names or spellings for Metatropic dwarfism:

Metatropic dysplasia 1

Metatropic dysplasia 1
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Metatropic dwarfism: Related Conditions

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


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