Diastrophic Dysplasia

Diastrophic dysplasia (DTD) is an autosomal recessive dysplasia which affects cartilage and bone development. ("Diastrophism" is a general word referring to a twisting.)

Affected individuals have short stature with very short arms and legs and joint problems that restrict mobility.

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Diastrophic Dysplasia - Genetic Prevalence
... Diastrophic dysplasia affects about 1 in 100,000 births ... resulting in the skeletal problems characteristic of diastrophic dysplasia ...