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Achondroplasia
Caroline D. Robson, MBChB
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Most common form of skeletal dysplasia resulting in short-limbed dwarfism

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Treatment

                              Selected References

                              1. Collins WO et al: Otolaryngologic manifestations of achondroplasia. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 133(3):237-44, 2007
                              2. Shohat M et al: Hearing loss and temporal bone structure in achondroplasia. Am J Med Genet. 45(5):548-51, 1993
                              3. Cobb SR et al: CT of the temporal bone in achondroplasia. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 9(6):1195-9, 1988
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Imaging

                                  • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                    • Pathology

                                      • Clinical Issues

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Definitions

                                          • Most common form of skeletal dysplasia resulting in short-limbed dwarfism

                                        IMAGING

                                        • General Features

                                          • CT Findings

                                            • MR Findings

                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                  • General Features

                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                    • Presentation

                                                      • Demographics

                                                        • Treatment

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Collins WO et al: Otolaryngologic manifestations of achondroplasia. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 133(3):237-44, 2007
                                                          2. Shohat M et al: Hearing loss and temporal bone structure in achondroplasia. Am J Med Genet. 45(5):548-51, 1993
                                                          3. Cobb SR et al: CT of the temporal bone in achondroplasia. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 9(6):1195-9, 1988