What is achondrogenesis?
Achondrogenesis is a group of conditions that affect the cartilage and bone development. Individuals with achondrogenesis have a small body, short limbs, and other skeletal abnormalities.
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Are there other names for achondrogenesis?
Achondrogenesis type 1A is also called Houston-Harris. Achondrogenesis type 1B is known as Parenti-Fraccaro. Achondrogenesis type 2 has been called Langer-Saldino type.
How common is achondrogenesis?
The incidence of achondrogenesis type 1A and 1B is not known. The incidence of achondrogenesis type 2 is less than 1/40000 newborns.
What names does achondrogenesis go by?
This condition is most often referred to as achondrogenesis, however each subtype has additional names.
What is the abbreviation for achondrogenesis?
There is not a usual abbreviation for achondrogenesis.