Patient Comments: Achondroplasia - Treatments


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Comment from: s rehan, 19-24 Male (Caregiver) Published: May 06

According to my experience growth hormone is responsible for achieving maximum height. I have some relatives who are suffering from this disease (achondroplasia) and they achieved their maximum height as they had growth hormone injections every month, 6 doses.

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