Achondrogenesis type 1A
Synonyms: Achondrogenesis, Houston-Harris type
A rare lethal type of achondrogenesis characterized by dwarfism with extremely short limbs narrow chest short ribs that are easily fractured soft skull bones and distinctive histological features of the cartilage.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
Newly diagnosed with
Achondrogenesis type 1A?
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The Chandler Project
The Chandler Project (TCP) provides those affected with achondroplasia, and other forms of skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism), with the latest in pharmaceutical research and surgical advancements.
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