The symptoms and physical findings associated with diastrophic dysplasia may be extremely variable, differing in range and severity even among affected family members (kindreds). However, in all individuals with the disorder, there is abnormal development of bones and joints of the body (skeletal and joint dysplasia).
During normal development before birth (embryonic and fetal development) as well as development during early childhood, Read More
Patients with ZARD can have multiple disabilities and health concerns. These can include orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions and neurological/neuromuscular conditions. The most common clinical features include:
• arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (multiple joint contractures before birth that involve at least two different body areas; sometimes caused by decreased fetal movement) • joint and soft-tissue abnormalities o Read More