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Dwarfism

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  1. Dwarfism Kayla & Aske

  2. What is Dwarfism? Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEqrkcLVlH0

  3. Classification • Age • Maximum height • Average height

  4. Types • Proportionate • Disproportionate • The difference • Most common type

  5. Causes • FGR FR3 Gene • What does this gene do? • What happens in this gene?

  6. Symptoms

  7. How is it inherited? • Family with history of Dwarfism • Family with no history of Dwarfism

  8. Treatment • Surgery • Physical therapy • Other

  9. Who does Dwarfism affect? • Family/ Friends • The affected

  10. Impact on Society • Strangers

  11. Current Research • No advances in research

  12. Foundations