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Achondroplasia – take a deeper look

It’s up to you to ensure comprehensive care considers the full picture

chondrocyte cell

What causes achondroplasia?

Achondroplasia is the most common type of skeletal dysplasia and is characterized by impaired endochondral bone growth1

Bone growth

A young boy with Achondroplasia sitting at a table doing homework

What is the impact of achondroplasia?

Impaired bone growth impacts individuals physically, functionally, and psychosocially

Multisystemic complications

International Consensus Statement

The International Consensus Statement on the diagnosis, multidisciplinary management and lifelong care of individuals with achondroplasia

Consensus statement

Achondroplasia support

Parents, caregivers, and individuals with achondroplasia may need a strong medical community from day one1

mother sat reading with child with Achodroplasia

Managing achondroplasia

Primary care providers can help to coordinate a multidisciplinary approach to care

Resource library

Everything you need to deepen your achondroplasia knowledge

Test your knowledge

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  1. Hoover-Fong J, Scott CI, Jones MC; Committee on Genetics. Health supervision for people with achondroplasia. Pediatrics. 2020;145(6):e20201010.