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What is Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia?

What is Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia?

  • Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, contractures and joint dislocations.

Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia, or a subtype of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia:

Broader types of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia:

How serious is Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia?

Prognosis of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: usually death during first year

What causes Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia?

Causes of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: see causes of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia?

Symptoms of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: see symptoms of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia

Onset of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: early infancy

Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia

Main name of condition: Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia:

dwarfism pseudodiastrophic, pseudodiastrophic dwarfism

Pseudodiastrophic dwarfism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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