By: Nathan Jay
What is it and who is affected by it
1 in 15,000 to 40,000 newborns are affected with this desiece.
Symptoms, daily life, and life expectancy
2. Short fingers
3. Shortened arms and legs
4. Broad rounded chest
5. Limited mobility at the elbows
Cost a lot of money for stuff to be customized to your condition.
Normal life expectancy
Chromosome #4 is affected by Achondroplasia.
Fibroblasts growth factor receptor 3.
2. Placing a stunt to to remove excess fluid around the brain.
3. Increase the size of the opening in bones of the spine to alleviate pressure of the spinal cord.
No specific cures to help.