Achondroplasia is the most common type of rhizomelic dwarfism. The abnormal spinal development of the achondroplastic dwarf can result in neurologic damage due primarily to the following two syndromes: lumbar spinal canal stenosis and thoracolumbar kyphosis. The authors report the cases observed at their institution, discussing the diagnosis and operative treatment.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Italian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology|
|Publication status||Published - 1991|
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