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What is Opsismodysplasia?

What is Opsismodysplasia?

  • Opsismodysplasia: A rare disorder where abnormal bone development results in skeletal abnormalities such as short stature, short limbs and facial abnormalities.

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

Opsismodysplasia: Introduction

Types of Opsismodysplasia:

Broader types of Opsismodysplasia:

How serious is Opsismodysplasia?

Prognosis of Opsismodysplasia: death within a few years
Complications of Opsismodysplasia: see complications of Opsismodysplasia

What causes Opsismodysplasia?

Causes of Opsismodysplasia: see causes of Opsismodysplasia

What are the symptoms of Opsismodysplasia?

Symptoms of Opsismodysplasia: see symptoms of Opsismodysplasia

Complications of Opsismodysplasia: see complications of Opsismodysplasia

Onset of Opsismodysplasia: birth

Opsismodysplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Opsismodysplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Opsismodysplasia.

How is it treated?

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

Name of Opsismodysplasia

Main name of condition: Opsismodysplasia


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