Achondroplasia Dwarfism Disease
What Are the Symptoms?The most common symptom of achondroplasia is short stature. Other common symptoms include an average-size trunk, short arms and legs, and an enlarged head.
Treatment OptionsTreatment for achondroplastic dwarfism involves preventing or treating the signs, symptoms, or health conditions that occur as a result of the disease. Health problems commonly associated with achondroplasia include:
- Reduced muscle strength
- Recurring ear infections
- Breathing disorders (apnea)
- Crowded teeth.