achondroplasia

derrick bailey

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achondroplasia

achondroplasia is a form of short-limed dwarfism.the word achondroplasia literally means without cartilage formation.cartilage is a tough but flexible tissue that makes up much of the skeleton during early development.but when you have achondroplasia you have troubles converting cartilage into bone.and that means the long bones such as legs arms and such can not get big there for you are short.
Genetic Project: Achondroplasia

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treatments

growth hormones is the only thing but they have therapy to help to