Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.

Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type 1


Other Names for this Disease

  • Brachymelic primordial dwarfism
  • Cephaloskeletal dysplasia
  • Low-birth-weight dwarfism with skeletal dysplasia
  • Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3
  • MOPD 1
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Treatment

Newline Maker

How might microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type 1 (MOPD1) be treated?

At this time there are no specific treatments for MOPD1. Treatment is generally supportive. The prognosis is poor for affected individuals, with most of the reported patients dying within the first year of life.[1]
Last updated: 11/11/2011

References
  1. Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3. Orphanet. November 2008; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2636. Accessed 11/11/2011.


Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. There is a study titled Studies of Children with Metabolic or Other Genetic Disorders¬†which may be of interest to you. To find this trial, click on the link above.
  • The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. There is a study titled¬†Evaluation and Treatment of Skeletal Diseases which may be of interest to you.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Brachymelic primordial dwarfism
  • Cephaloskeletal dysplasia
  • Low-birth-weight dwarfism with skeletal dysplasia
  • Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism types 1 and 3
  • MOPD 1
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.