"Achondroplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An autosomal dominant disorder that is the most frequent form of short-limb dwarfism. Affected individuals exhibit short stature caused by rhizomelic shortening of the limbs, characteristic facies with frontal bossing and mid-face hypoplasia, exaggerated lumbar lordosis, limitation of elbow extension, GENU VARUM, and trident hand. (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Omim, MIM#100800, April 20, 2001)
|Achondroplasia, Severe, With Developmental Delay And Acanthosis Nigricans
- Achondroplasia, Severe, With Developmental Delay And Acanthosis Nigricans
- Skeleton-Skin-Brain Syndrome
- Skeleton Skin Brain Syndrome
- Skeleton-Skin-Brain Syndromes
- Syndrome, Skeleton-Skin-Brain
- Syndromes, Skeleton-Skin-Brain
- Severe Achondroplasia with Developmental Delay and Acanthosis Nigricans
- SADDAN Dysplasia
- Dysplasia, SADDAN
- Dysplasias, SADDAN
- SADDAN Dysplasias
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Achondroplasia" by people in Profiles.
Sagittal spinopelvic parameters in children with achondroplasia: identification of 2 distinct groups. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Jul; 17(1):57-60.
Arachnoid cyst resulting in tonsillar herniation and syringomyelia in a patient with achondroplasia. Case report. Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Nov 15; 19(5):E14.