What is Kniest dysplasia?
Also known as: Kniest syndrome.
Kniest dysplasia is a genetic condition that leads to skeletal dysplasia with short stature, or dwarfism. Along with shorter bones, babies with Kniest dysplasia may have vision and hearing problems along with other abnormalities.
Reviewed by: Parul B Jayakar, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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