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A Case of Achondroplasia.
Han Young Lee, Seon Ock Khang, Woo Gill Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(12):1234-1238.   Published online December 31, 1984
Achondroplasia, the commonest type of dwarfism, is an autosomal-dominant skeletal dysplasia in which the primary defect is endochondral bone formation. Characteristic clinical findings are large head size, rhizomelic shortening of the limbs, frontal bossing & flat nasal bridge with X-ray findings of brachycephaly, thickness of long bone, squared iliac bone and decreased interpediculate distance of spine at distal lumbar level compared with proximal. Authors experienced a...
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