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Achondroplasia complications

Complications could include:

  • 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."
  • Learn about macrocephaly in children and adults.
  • 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 an unborn baby has clubfoot during an ultrasound. Although the condition usual...
  • Hecht syndrome, also called trismus-pseudocamptodactyly syndrome (TPS) or Dutch-Kennedy syndrome, is a rare muscle disorder that affects the mouth, hands, and feet.
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