- Achondroplastic dwarfism
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Are there certain ethnic groups or peoples especially susceptible/prone to achondroplasia? Are there any environmental factors, or is it purely genetic? Click here for answer
My sister has achondroplasia. There are no other cases in the family. My husband's family does not have a history of achondroplasia. What are the chances of my future children having achondroplasia? Click here for answer
Is prenatal diagnosis available for achondroplasia? Click here for answer
Can a couple have a child with achondroplasia if one of the parents have the syndrome? Click here for answer
My son has achondroplasia. He can sit up without support, but he does not walk, talk, or interact much with his surrounding environment. I have seen many specialists in my country. I am worried about his delays. Most doctors have recommended that I watch and wait. I would like to learn more about langauge and motor development in children with achondroplasia. How are infants and children with achondroplasia treated? Click here for answer