Achondroplasia: Causes, Tests, and Treatment Options by Jennifer Garland
Approx. 11,400 words.
Published on March 9, 2012 by
Achondroplasia is a genetic abnormality resulting in short stature and other physical defects. A variety of tests can discover the mutated gene, both inside and outside the womb. Various treatment options, including bone-lengthening procedures and other surgeries. This must-have book guides you through the disorder, including causes, tests and treatment options.