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Treatment for achondroplastic dwarfism exists to prevent and treat the signs, symptoms, and health conditions that occur as a result of this disorder. However, there currently is no cure for achondroplastic dwarfism.

Treatment for Achondroplastic Dwarfism: A Summary

Although there are no treatments that will cure achondroplastic dwarfism, there are treatments that involve preventing or treating the signs, symptoms, or health conditions that occur as a result of achondroplastic dwarfism. Achondroplastic dwarfism treatments also focus on social and family support.
 
People with achondroplastic dwarfism should visit their doctor regularly because serious problems can occur as a result of this condition.
 
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