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What Are the Symptoms of Achondroplasia?

What Are the Symptoms of Achondroplasia? -- Health Problems

Health problems commonly associated with achondroplasia include:
  • Breathing disorders (apnea)
  • Recurrent ear infections (otitis media)
  • Obesity.
Adults with achondroplasia usually develop a pronounced and permanent sway of the lower back (lordosis) and bowed legs. Achondroplasia can also cause back pain in older individuals, which can cause difficulty with walking.
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