Genetic counselling and the management of complications in achondroplasia are important.
Twenty-five cases of achondroplasia followed for a period of recent three years are reviewed.
Their newborn daughter died last year from a devastating dwarfism-related disease called homozygous achondroplasia.
Conclusion The model of Fgfr 3 Gly 374 Arg mutation causing achondroplasia in mice has been established successfully.
Energetic as Wan-yu is, she achondroplasia and is destined never to grow to an average size.