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Achondroplasia is the most common type of skeletal dysplasia and is characterized by impaired endochondral bone growth1
Impaired bone growth impacts individuals physically, functionally, and psychosocially
The International Consensus Statement on the diagnosis, multidisciplinary management and lifelong care of individuals with achondroplasia
Parents, caregivers, and individuals with achondroplasia may need a strong medical community from day one1
Primary care providers can help to coordinate a multidisciplinary approach to care
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Achondroplasia accounts for approximately 90% of dwarfism,1 with 80% of cases occurring in children of parents of average stature.2
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