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1.

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is the most common process resulting in disproportionate small stature. Affected individuals have short arms and legs, a large head, and characteristic facial features with frontal bossing and midface retrusion (formerly known as midface hypoplasia). In infancy, hypotonia is typical, and acquisition of developmental motor milestones is often both aberrant in pattern and delayed. Intelligence and life span are usually near normal, although craniocervical junction compression increases the risk of death in infancy. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
1289
Concept ID:
C0001080
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Spastic paraplegia epilepsy mental retardation

MedGen UID:
356631
Concept ID:
C1866854
Disease or Syndrome
3.

Male gender

A person who belongs to the sex that normally produces sperm. The term is used to indicate biological sex distinctions, cultural gender role distinctions, or both. (NCI) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
7446
Concept ID:
C0024554
Finding
4.

Discrepancy

MedGen UID:
713246
Concept ID:
C1290905
Finding
5.

Genetic Diseases, Inborn

Diseases that are caused by genetic mutations present during embryo or fetal development, although they may be observed later in life. The mutations may be inherited from a parent's genome or they may be acquired in utero. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
181981
Concept ID:
C0950123
Disease or Syndrome
6.

Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities

Diseases existing at birth and often before birth, or that develop during the first month of life (INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES), regardless of causation. Of these diseases, those characterized by structural deformities are termed CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
14319
Concept ID:
C0027612
Disease or Syndrome
7.

Disorder of bone

Your bones help you move, give you shape and support your body. They are living tissues that rebuild constantly throughout your life. During childhood and your teens, your body adds new bone faster than it removes old bone. After about age 20, you can lose bone faster than you make bone. To have strong bones when you are young, and to prevent bone loss when you are older, you need to get enough calcium, vitamin D and exercise. . There are many kinds of bone problems:: - Low bone density and osteoporosis, which make your bones weak and more likely to break . - Osteogenesis imperfecta makes your bones brittle . - Paget's disease of bone makes them weak . - Bone disease can make bones easy to break . - Bones can also develop cancer and infections. - Other bone diseases are caused by poor nutrition, genetic factors or problems with the rate of bone growth or rebuilding. NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
14182
Concept ID:
C0005940
Disease or Syndrome
8.

Osteochondrodysplasia

Abnormal development of cartilage and bone. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
10495
Concept ID:
C0029422
Congenital Abnormality
9.

Elderly person

A person 65 through 79 years of age. For a person older than 79 years, AGED, 80 AND OVER is available. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
7927
Concept ID:
C0001792
Finding
10.

Disorder of musculoskeletal system

condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of any muscles, bones, or cartilages of the body. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
6471
Concept ID:
C0026857
Disease or Syndrome
11.

Dyschondroplasias

MedGen UID:
3933
Concept ID:
C0013366
Congenital Abnormality
12.

Dwarfism

A dwarf is a person of short stature - under 4' 10 as an adult. More than 200 different conditions can cause dwarfism. A single type, called achondroplasia, causes about 70 percent of all dwarfism. Achondroplasia is a genetic condition that affects about 1 in 15,000 to 1 in 40,000 people. It makes your arms and legs short in comparison to your head and trunk. Other genetic conditions, kidney disease and problems with metabolism or hormones can also cause short stature. Dwarfism itself is not a disease. However, there is a greater risk of some health problems. With proper medical care, most people with dwarfism have active lives and live as long as other people.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
3931
Concept ID:
C0013336
Disease or Syndrome
13.

Disorder of bone development

condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal development of bone and bone tissue. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
2309
Concept ID:
C0005941
Disease or Syndrome
14.

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ID:
447951

15.

Achondroplasia, severe, with developmental delay and acanthosis nigricans

SADDAN (severe achondroplasia with developmental delay and acanthosis nigricans) is a rare disorder of bone growth characterized by skeletal, brain, and skin abnormalities. All people with this condition have extremely short stature with particularly short arms and legs. Other features include unusual bowing of the leg bones; a small chest with short ribs and curved collar bones; short, broad fingers; and folds of extra skin on the arms and legs. Structural abnormalities of the brain cause seizures, profound developmental delay, and intellectual disability. Several affected individuals also have had episodes in which their breathing slows or stops for short periods (apnea). Acanthosis nigricans, a progressive skin disorder characterized by thick, dark, velvety skin, is another characteristic feature of SADDAN that develops in infancy or early childhood. [from GHR]

MedGen UID:
393098
Concept ID:
C2674173
Disease or Syndrome

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