skeletal dysplasia

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skeletal dysplasia
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The medical term for dwarfism which includes numerous conditions which can affect a child’s bone and cartilage growth.

A child born with the condition will have smaller legs, arms, trunk or skull compared to others and limbs such as the arms and legs may not in proportion with the rest of the body.

Skeletal dysplasia is a genetic condition.

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