Rare Diseases – Achondroplasia
Achondroplasia is a disease caused by impaired bone growth, which can be recognized by altered proportions of the body (head and torso are of normal size, limbs are short).
Actor Peter Dinklage fascinated the audience with his expressive blue eyes, sense of humor and charm. The Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner was diagnosed with achondroplasia in early childhood.
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