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achondroplasia

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01026.html

Description: achondroplasia most common type of short limbed dwarfism; caused by defect in enchondral bone formation => shortening of tubular bones with normal shaft caliber

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Brian Funaki, MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Fri Jul 17 2009