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[Free Full Text] Hearing disturbance in achondroplasia

This paper describes a case of achondroplasia where Bilateral Ossiculoplasty surgery was performed, a surgery of the ear bones where they are reconnected so that the ear can function properly. It also proposes this surgery as a possible treatment for conductive hearing loss in achondroplasia.

The cranial "domino" in achondroplasia

This is an excerpt from the book "Human achondroplasia, a multidisciplinary approach" that tackles the problems that arise in the skull of a person with achondroplasia.

[Free Full Text] Prediction of Adult Height for children with achondroplasia

In people with achondroplasia growth rate is different than in people of average size. However, there is a way to predict the adult height of people with this disease, described in the first of these two papers, while growth velocity is interperted by Dr. Hoover-Fong in the second.

[Free Full Article] Orthodontics and dental management in achondroplasia

Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedic abnormalities can cause speech and respiratory alterations and pathology and are very poorly described for achondroplasia, even thou they are frequent in people with this disease. This paper describes these alterations in an 11 year old girl.

Elbow deformities in achondroplasia

The elbow anatomy of a child with achondroplasia has distinctive characteristics which limit movement. This paper discusses these characteristics and how the movement is limited by them.

Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents with Achondroplasia

This study compares the response to exercise and muscle strength of healthy children and adolescents to their peers with achondroplasia with a maximal treadmill exercise. Learn more here.
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