Achondroplasia complications
Achondroplasia

Complications could include:

  • Macrocephaly refers to an overly large head in infants. Not all cases of macrocephaly are cause for alarm.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name literally means "water on the brain." Brain damage can occur as a result of the fluid buildup. This can lead to impaired development...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Clubfoot is a birth defect that causes a child's foot to point inward instead of forward. The condition is normally identified after birth, but doctors can also tell if a fetus has clubfoot during an ultrasound. Although the condition normally aff...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Trismus-pseudocamptodactyly syndrome (TPS) is a rare muscle disorder that affects the mouth, hands, and feet.
    Source:HLCMS
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