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At a glance

Extremely short stature as a result of acromesomelic dysplasia (AMD) of the limbs (forearms, hands, lower legs, and feet). In general, patients present with normal intelligence. Joint dislocations may occur.


Acromesomelic Dwarfism


  • Acromesomelic Dysplasia Type I: Maroteaux Type (AMDM); St. Helena Dysplasia

  • Acromesomelic Dysplasia Type II: Hunter-Thompson Type (AMDH)

  • Acromesomelic Dysplasia Type III: Grebe (AMDG); Brazilian Achondrogenesis

  • Acromesomelic Dysplasia Type IV: Brahimi Bacha Type; Algerian Type

  • Acromesomelic Dysplasia Type V: Campailla Martinelli Type; Italian Type

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