The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Abnormal form of the vertebral bodies||50%|
|Bowing of the long bones||50%|
|Depressed nasal bridge||50%|
|Limitation of joint mobility||50%|
|Autosomal recessive inheritance||-|
|Beaking of vertebral bodies||-|
|Cone-shaped epiphyses of the phalanges of the hand||-|
|Disproportionate short stature||-|
|Hypoplasia of the radius||-|
|Limited elbow extension||-|
|Lower thoracic kyphosis||-|
|Ovoid vertebral bodies||-|
|Redundant skin on fingers||-|
|Thoracolumbar interpediculate narrowness||-|
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I have acromesomelic dysplasia. As a result of an accident, I have back and knee injuries. I was told that this bone disease makes my bones weaker and age quicker. What is the prognosis of acromesomelic dysplasia? My doctors are not familiar with this condition. Also, what is the life expectancy? See answer