chondrodysplasia

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chondrodysplasia

[¦kän·drō·də ′splā·zhə]
(medicine)
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Most dwarf dogs have a condition called "osteochondrodysplasia" which refers to an abnormality in the growth of bone and cartilage.
Pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH; MIM# 177170) is an autosomal dominant osteochondrodysplasia characterized by disproportionate short stature, brachydactyly, joint laxity, scoliosis, early onset osteoarthritis, and epiphyseal and metaphyseal abnormalities.
[12] Interestingly, ER stress is a recognised pathogenic mechanism underlying a number of forms of osteochondrodysplasia, and the ER stress response has been proposed as a therapeutic target for such disorders.
She is about 11 years old, and has a congenital defect called osteochondrodysplasia. Mia has deformities in her legs that affect her mobility, but she doesn't let that stop her.
Pseudoachondroplasia is a type of skeletal osteochondrodysplasia that presents between 2 and 4 years of age.

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