Achondroplasia (as seen in “Game of Thrones”) – causes, symptoms, & pathology

What is achondroplasia? Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that causes dwarfism. This video discusses the pathophysiology, as well as important clinical signs and symptoms of achondroplasia. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

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First Aid
Emery and Rimoin’s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics – Sixth Edition
Genetics home reference – Achondroplasia (
Wikipedia – Various pages
Robbins and Cotran – Pathologic Basis of Disease – 7th Edition

Audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Script: Philip M. Boone, MD, PHD
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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