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Transcript of Dwarfism
Dwarfism is a condition of short stature
Adult height of 4 feet 10 inches or under(according to LPA)
A very short trunk.
A short neck.
Shortened arms and legs.
Slightly flattened cheekbones.
Opening in the roof of the mouth (cleft palate)
Hip deformities that result in thighbones turning inward.
Relatively proportionate to normal human body but smaller
Since the symptoms are often visible there is no need for a true "diagnosis"
But there is testing to determine what KIND of Dwarfism they have.
Disorder affecting bones and cartilage
Body parts are not the same relative size as non dwarf
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