Achondroplasia (Part 1)

Dwarfism Awareness Month, Day 11: Achondroplasia (Part 1). Achondroplasia is the most common form of dwarfism and occurs in one out of 26,000 babies. It is a form of disproportionate dwarfism. It is also the form of dwarfism that I have. (1 in 26,000 - I guess I'm pretty special). About 80% of people with achondroplasia are born to parents of average height. The way it works is that the person with achondroplasia inherits one mutated copy of the gene associated with the disor