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what is the common name of achondroplasia ?

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Genetic Disorders
Cystic Fibrosis
6. In what ethnic group(s) is CF most common? •abnormalities in the glands that produce sweat and mucus
This may cause a loss of salt. A loss of salt may cause an upset in the balance of minerals in the blood, abnormal heart rhythms, and, possibly, shock.
•thick mucus that accumulates in the lungs and intestines
This may cause malnutrition, poor growth, frequent respiratory infections, breathing difficulties, and/or lung disease.

Cystic Fibrosis

what is achondroplasi?
Achondroplasia is a bone growth disorder that affects
1 in every 15,000 to 40,000 births.
what is the common name of achondroplasia ?
short limb dwarfism.
characteristics of achondroplasia
disproportional short stature ,prominent
forehead (frontal bossing), a protruding jaw,
flat or even depressed area between the eyes.
the elbows cannot be straighten completely,
The hands are short and stumpy and the feet may
be short flat and broad
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