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🌟Achondroplasia / ACH / Achondroplasia dwarfism✨

🌟Achondroplasia / ACH / Achondroplasia dwarfism✨

♠The most common type of short-limbed dwarfism. ✓While it's sometimes hereditary, most cases of dwarfism are caused by a genetic mutation. This is why the majority of people with achondroplasia are born to parents of average height. ✓Very rare: Fewer than 100 thousand cases per year (India) ♦Symptoms ✓Requires a medical diagnosis:= People with achondroplasia typically have short arms and legs, an enlarged head and an average-sized torso. ✓People may experience:= ★Pain areas: in the back ★Also common: physical deformity, short stature, bow legs, excessive inward curvature of the lower back, short fingers, ear infections, enlarged head, hunched back, misaligned teeth, or snoring ♠Treatment varies ✓Hormones may be taken to increase height. In rare cases, surgery can help correct an abnormal curvature of the spine.

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