This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
|Beaking of vertebral bodies||0004568|
Wide fingers[ more ]
Wide long bones of hand
Wide long bone of foot
Wide digital bones
|Cone-shaped epiphyses of the phalanges of the hand||
Cone-shaped end part of finger bones
|Disproportionate short stature||0003498|
Flared wide portion of long bone
|Hypoplasia of the radius||
Underdeveloped outer large forearm bone
Loosejointedness[ more ]
|Limited elbow extension||
Decreased elbow extension
Elbow limited extension
Limitation of elbow extension
Limited extension at elbows
Limited forearm extension
Restricted elbow extension[ more ]
Long big toe
|Lower thoracic kyphosis||
Excessive inward curvature of lower spine
|Ovoid vertebral bodies||0003300|
Protruding forehead[ more ]
Bowing of outer large bone of the forearm
|Redundant skin on fingers||
Extra skin on fingers
Shortened long bone of hand
Short long bone of foot
Decreased length of nose
Shortened nose[ more ]
|Thoracolumbar interpediculate narrowness||0008484|
If you need medical advice, you can look for doctors or other healthcare professionals who have experience with this disease. You may find these specialists through advocacy organizations, clinical trials, or articles published in medical journals. You may also want to contact a university or tertiary medical center in your area, because these centers tend to see more complex cases and have the latest technology and treatments.
If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
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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