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Achodroplastic dwarfism is a bone growth disorder that affects 1 in 15,000 to 40,000 births. This eMedTV article explores the causes and symptoms of achondroplastic dwarfism and lists the health conditions associated with this disorder.
Klinefelter syndrome can cause sparse facial hair, small testes, and breast development in men. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this genetic condition, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
Marfan syndrome is an inheritable condition that affects the body's connective tissues. This eMedTV segment provides more information about this syndrome, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
Mosaic Turner syndrome describes women who are missing the X chromosome in some cells. This page from the eMedTV site further defines mosaic Turner syndrome and offers information on its symptoms and diagnosis.
Turner syndrome is characterized by complete or partial absence of one of the two X chromosomes. As this eMedTV page explains, it only affects females. This page further explores this syndrome and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.