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Magnetic resonance venography of achondroplasia: correlation of venous narrowing at the jugular foramen with hydrocephalus

2017-07-22Medicine
This paper correlates the degree of narrowing of veins at the jugular foramen and the types of collateral circulation with the development of hydrocephalus by stenosis.

Long-term follow-up of a patient with achondroplasia treated with an orthodontic approach

2017-07-21Medicine
This paper talks about the dental treatment of a patient with achondroplasia.

A height-for-age growth reference for children with achondroplasia: Expanded applications and comparison with original reference data

2017-07-16Medicine
This paper contributes to a better understanding of the growth of children with achondroplasia by plotting new height-for-age charts for the American population.

[Free Full Text] Growth of the Foramen Magnum in Achondroplasia

2017-07-16Medicine
This is an old study, but it is still relevant when it comes to foramen magnum size and growth in individuals with achondroplasia.

[Free Full Text] A three-month-old achondroplastic baby with both obstructive apneas and central apneas.

2017-07-13Medicine
A case study about a 3 month old baby with both central and obstructive apnea, describes some of the complications associated with achondroplasia and their incidences, and gives some recommendations when it comes to sleep studies.

Achondroplasia in children: correlation of ventriculomegaly, size of foramen magnum and jugular foramina, and emissary vein enlargement

2017-07-13Medicine
This paper tries to correlate the degree of ventricular dilatation, emissary vein enlargement and jugular foramina and foramen magnum narrowing.
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