"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.
Novel phenotype of achondroplasia due to biallelic FGFR3 pathogenic variants. Am J Med Genet A. 2018 07; 176(7):1675-1679.
Response: "Best practices in the evaluation and treatment of foramen magnum stenosis in achondroplasia during infancy" and "Is there a correlation between sleep disordered breathing and foramen magnum stenosis in children with achondroplasia?". Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Apr; 170A(4):1101-3.
Best practices in the evaluation and treatment of foramen magnum stenosis in achondroplasia during infancy. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Jan; 170A(1):42-51.
Helping parents of children with monogenetic disorders understand developmental trajectories: lessons from achondroplasia. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Jun; 54(6):488-9.
Personalized medicine and the importance of measuring functioning and participation over time: lessons from achondroplasia. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Oct; 53(10):882-3.
History of the Kleeblattsch?del deformity: origin of concepts and evolution of management in the past 50 years. Neurosurg Focus. 2010 Dec; 29(6):E7.
Functional health status of adults with achondroplasia. Am J Med Genet. 1998 Jun 16; 78(1):30-5.
New method of limb deformities correction in children. Bull N Y Acad Med. 1992 Nov; 68(4):447-69.