How Often Does Dwarfism Occur?


Dwarfism occurs about one in one hundred thousand births. The child is born with characteristics such as short stature, large head and disproportionate limbs. The jawline is also misaligned.
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The most common kind of dwarfism, achondroplasia, occurs in about every 15,000 to 40,000 live births. People of average height can still produce a child of dwarf size. There are over 300 medical conditions that can occur that are responsible for producing the condition of dwarfism.
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