Achondroplasia is the most common type of short-limb short stature. It is a genetic disorder that affects bone growth.
Individuals with achondroplasia have disproportionate short stature and certain characteristic features. Intellect is typically normal.
It is estimated that
one in 22,000 people are born with achondroplasia. Occurrences of achondroplasia are present among all racial groups and affect both males and females equally.
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