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Achondroplasia symptoms
Achondroplasia

Symptoms could include:

  • Short stature is a general term for people whose height is considerably below average compared to the height of their peers. While it can apply to adults, the term is more commonly used to refer to children.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Kyphosis, also known as a round back or hunchback, is a condition in which the spine in the upper back has an excessive curvature. The upper back, or thoracic region of the spine, is supposed to have a slight natural curve. The spine naturally cur...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Deformity of spine is any abnormality of the formation, alignment, or shape of the vertebral column.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The spine is a shaft comprised of over 25 small bones called vertebrae that support the upper body. The cervical spine (C-spine) is the upper portion, comprised of 7 vertebrae.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Growth retardation occurs when your fetus doesn't develop at a normal rate. It's widely referred to as intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). The term intrauterine growth retardation is also used.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unsteady gait is a symptom of instability while walking. Problems with walking can be due to disease or injury to the legs, feet, spine, or brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Potential causes of temporary gait (walking) or balance problems include injury, trauma, inflammation, or pain. Longer-term difficulties often result from muscular neurological issues.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unsteady gait is a problem with walking in a coordinated manner maintaining postural control. Unsteady when walking, unstable when walking, unstable gait, instability of gait, disequibrilium when walking, disequilibrium when walking.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowlegs is a condition in which your legs appear bowed-out, meaning your knees stay wide apart even when your ankles are together. Bowlegs can sometimes be a sign of an underlying disease, such as Blount's disease or rickets, and in the long term ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Frontal bossing is a medical term used to describe a prominent, protruding forehead that's also often associated with a heavy brow ridge. This symptom is the main marker of many conditions, including issues that affect a person's hormones, bones, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypotonia, or poor muscle tone, is usually detected at birth or during infancy. If your infant has hypotonia, they may appear limp at birth and not be able to keep their knees and elbows bent. Your child may continue to struggle with feeding and m...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Skeletal limb abnormalities are problems in the bone structure of your arms or legs. Your arms and legs are commonly known as limbs. Skeletal limb abnormalities can affect one part of your limb or the entire limb. Usually these problems are presen...
    Source:HLCMS
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