Acromesomelic dysplasia

Summary: Acromesomelic dysplasia describes a group of extremely rare, inherited, progressive skeletal conditions that result in a particular form of short stature, called short-limb dwarfism. The short stature is the result of unusually short forearms and forelegs (mesomelia) and ...1

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Symptoms of Acromesomelic dysplasia

Symptoms: Affected infants often have a normal birth weight. In most cases, in addition to having unusually short, broad hands and feet, affected infants often have characteristic facial abnormalities that are apparent at birth. Such features may include a relatively ...2

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Causes List for Acromesomelic dysplasia

Some possible causes of Acromesomelic dysplasia or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Acromesomelic dysplasia

Some types of this condition may include:4 Types of acromesomelic dysplasia:

  • acromesomelic dysplasia, Grebe type
  • acromesomelic dysplasia, Hunter-Thompson type
  • acromesomelic dysplasia, Maroteaux type
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Names and Terminology

Related Diseases: The following diseases are related to Acromesomelic dysplasia. If you have a question about any of these diseases, you can contact GARD.

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 6/ acromesomelic-dysplasia
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Disease Ontology

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