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Growth disorders

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Achondroplasia - Positioning and handing of babies with Achondroplasia | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

This factsheet will provide you with information on: Positioning and handling for spinal protection of babies with achondroplasia Facilitation of development Recommended Specialist Clinic Appointments Precautions This handout has been developed by the Complex Musculoskeletal team at The Childrens Hospital at Westmead, based on our clinical experience

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Dwarfism - Better Health Channel

Dwarfism refers to a group of conditions characterised by shorter than normal skeletal growth.

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What I want people to know about skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism) | CHQ

Diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia varies according to the condition, from occurring in utero as early as 20 weeks to taking months after birth to work out just what it is about a baby that’s different.

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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) | Genetic and Rare Disease Network

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a growth disorder.

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Why and when to get a TORCH test done

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