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  • Dwarfism is a disorder characterised by shorter than normal skeletal growth. It can be genetic.
  • Over 100 different conditions can cause dwarfism.
  • Achondroplasia is a common form of short-limbed dwarfism. 
  • Most children born with achondroplasia have average-sized parents.

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Reviewed on: 26-03-2019